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Epigenetics, Part II – How it Works

This is the second in a four-blog series on epigenetics. In this blog, I discuss how epigenetics works. In the third blog, I will talk about a form of epigenetics referred to as behavioral epigenetics. In the fourth, and last blog in this epigenetic series, I will talk about ways to reverse negative epigenetic changes.

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Neuroplasticity, Part IV – How to Strengthen Our Brain

In my last blog, I stated that “In my next, and final blog in this neuroplasticity series, I will discuss how we can strengthen our brains.” In this blog, I discuss how we can strengthen our brains. Neuroplasticity gives us the power to strengthen our brains, defined as improving our capacity for analysis, creativity and

Neuroplasticity, Part III – Empathy

In my last blog, I stated that “In my next blog I will discuss how our brain enables us to feel empathy.” In this blog, I discuss empathy and the “Mirror Neurons” that make it possible. Many of our feelings, like empathy and compassion, are due to brain cells called mirror neurons. Mirror neurons mirror