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Tag: NEUROSCIENCE

Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

Phineas Gage: The Neurosciences’ most famous patient

07/30/2020 Hello readers! Today, we bring to you the case of an erstwhile American railroad worker- Phineas Gage who was injured in an accident during the railroad construction. Why?  Of course, if we have hit this case today, there’s definitely something very special about it. This is a hitherto unprecedented case. This case is one […]

Meditation: Belief, Magic or Science?

Meditation (dhyana) origins from the vedic times of ancient India. However our culture is not the only one to practice meditation. The practice of meditation has been prevailing throughout human history among diverse cultures. The word meditation as defined by Latin meditari, means “to engage in contemplation or reflection” however the same is defined as […]

Struggles and Vagaries of an Epileptic: Unveiling the Truth

In the rich and culturally diverse country of ours, it is very heart breaking to see how certain diseases and abnormalities are analysed and judged in the lower strata of the society. One such disease which is looked down upon and treated by quacks rather than doctors is epilepsy. It still comes as a surprise […]

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