“False Memory”

Why aren’t strong emotions, ardent convictions, and descriptive details enough to guarantee that a memory actually happened as we believe?  Remembering references no dependable brain file folder or video image archive we can retrieve. Each jogged memory continually reconstructs past events bit by bit.  Just as jugglers constantly set their […]


“Event Boundary”

“Oh shoot, now why did I come into this room? I can’t remember and I am getting more behind!”  That happens to us all, we’re in one room and headed into another, only to find our search reason, has suddenly vanished from our mind. This forgetful moment leaves us so […]


“Why Judge Brett Kavanaugh Hasn’t Caved”

“Why Judge Brett Kavanaugh Hasn’t Caved” After two days of US Senate Confirmation Hearings regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court, there has been no evidence of the Judge caving to vitriol from a mean spirited, and clearly orchestrated negative audience, or the grilling from a seasoned […]


“Gut Feelings”

Stress sure turns tummies into anatomical gymnasts, with insides all entwined! “Butterfly” flutter and flapping feelings, often have dreaded cramps following closely behind. Our gut holds more neurons than our spinal cord, allowing both head and gut, have their own brains on board. Both absolutely receive impulses, record experiences and […]


“Fear of School”

Summer’s ending, school’s beginning and “early Fall” means many students fear going back to school.  Avoidance, refusal, and worse case fear of school commonly dominate early fall conversations as a rule. Most students greet summer’s end with sad resignation and back- to-school jitters. But one in ten also finds the […]


“Brain Freeze”

I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream.  We scream for flavor… but icy pain is not what we savor.  Few phenomena scrunch our faces like a Brain freeze, or sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia… a science term not said with ease. Sphenopalatine ganglions are nerve bundles controlling blood nourishing our […]


“Reading Brain”

As folks replace magazines, newspapers, and books with digital tablets and smartphones, our capacity to think and reflect on what’s before us, is suffering.  When we thoughtfully read, our brain builds new connections between its visual, language, and conceptual areas that can be described as valued rearranging. Even when we […]


“Skin-Seat-Stickiness”

“Skin Seat Stickiness” It’s amazing, when I sit on a smooth surface for a bit, my thigh skin stick to it!  The reason is because water and cohesion sticky properties that our skin simply can’t outwit.  We know water, as H2O. A molecule containing 3 atoms, two hydrogen and one […]


“Buttons We Don’t Push Places We Don’t Go”

“Buttons We Don’t Push Places We Don’t Go” What drives folks to say “I’m right… you’re wrong …? I’m perplexed!  We’re tested every day, face-to-face, by calls, through emails, and even texts.  Subconsciously we strive to be right and prove another wrong.  A behavior we use to correct folks in […]


“Couvade Syndrome “

I often hear when asking a pregnant mom in labor to “breathe, push, breathe, push” that her partner says “I’m almost there!” While the partner isn’t pregnant they’re similar symptoms to bare. A pregnant mom manages cravings, cramps, nausea, and pain. And if that weren’t enough, I imagine adding the […]