This article highlights the efforts made by NASA to prevent long-term restlessness among astronauts on long-term space missions. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/the-big-questions/how-nasa-preparing-astronauts-minds-long-mars-mission-n732711

How NASA will keep astronauts from going stir-crazy on long space missions

This article highlights the efforts made by NASA to prevent long-term restlessness among astronauts on long-term space missions. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/the-big-questions/how-nasa-preparing-astronauts-minds-long-mars-mission-n732711

Contrary to popular wisdom, the brain’s spatial and logical faculties are not necessarily tied to a specific hemisphere of the brain.  https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/right-brainleft-brain-right-2017082512222

Right brain/left brain, right

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This article explores the disorder known as “Internet addiction” and the dangers it poses to Internet users.

Technology and Kids: Startling Statistics Every Parent Should Know About Addiction to iPhones & Screens

The previous year had been an exciting time for neuroscience. https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/neuroscience-in-pictures-the-best-images-of-the-year

Neuroscience in pictures: the best images of the year

The previous year had been an exciting time for neuroscience. https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/neuroscience-in-pictures-the-best-images-of-the-year

This article discusses the chemistry that affects the brain’s responses to illicit drugs. http://www.wired.co.uk/article/why-brain-scientists-crave-illegal-drugs

Why brain scientists crave illegal drugs

This article discusses the chemistry that affects the brain’s responses to illicit drugs. http://www.wired.co.uk/article/why-brain-scientists-crave-illegal-drugs

A recent study suggests that human memories are more resilient than previously believed. https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/128743-can-memories-be-lost-and-found

A recent study suggests that human memories are more resilient than previously believed. https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/128743-can-memories-be-lost-and-found

This article describes the complex mechanism the brain uses to repair itself after a stroke. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Scientists-Explain-How-the-Brain-Repairs-Itself-After-a-Stroke-461801.shtml

This article describes the complex mechanism the brain uses to repair itself after a stroke. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Scientists-Explain-How-the-Brain-Repairs-Itself-After-a-Stroke-461801.shtml

This article highlights the unique challenges of treating nonverbal learning disorders. https://sites.google.com/site/curtiscripeusa/blogs/treatment-of-non-verbal-learning-disorders

This article highlights the unique challenges of treating nonverbal learning disorders. https://sites.google.com/site/curtiscripeusa/blogs/treatment-of-non-verbal-learning-disorders

Hallucinations and isolation are some of the recurring mental health issues being addressed in the field of long-term space exploration.

Isolation and hallucinations: the mental health challenges faced by astronauts

Hallucinations and isolation are some of the recurring mental health issues being addressed in the field of long-term space exploration.

Executive functioning issues in children can become problematic if not addressed. http://curtiscripe-usa.blogspot.com/2017/11/executive-functioning-and-how-it.html

Executive functioning issues in children can become problematic if not addressed. http://curtiscripe-usa.blogspot.com/2017/11/executive-functioning-and-how-it.html

This video clarifies some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding addiction behavior. https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/debunking-misconceptions-around-addiction

Debunking misconceptions around addiction

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Although space travel’s impact on mental health is well documented, space itself is not considered a direct factor. http://www.spacesafetymagazine.com/spaceflight/commercial-spaceflight/its-people-nasas-shrink-explains-space-detrimental-human-mind/

It’s All about People: NASA Psychiatrist Explains Why Space Itself Is Not Detrimental

A skill that many people purport to have is multitasking, which, as neuroscience points out, is mostly illusory. https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/multitasking.htm

How Multitasking Works

How much of what you know about mental health is fact and how much is fiction? Unravel the yarns of mental illness with our mental illness myths quiz.

Neuroscientist pinpoint one small region of the brain as the site of inhibition behaviors, offering clues to the nature of addiction behaviors. https://www.popsci.com/this-tiny-bit-brain-helps-you-stop-doing-things?src=SOC&dom=fb

This tiny bit of the brain could offer clues about addiction

This article explores some of the effects that microgravity has on the human brain. https://www.cnet.com/news/what-happens-to-the-human-brain-in-microgravity/

What happens to the human brain in microgravity?

Astronaut Bruce McCandless made the first untethered spacewalk as he flew about 300 feet from the shuttle in the first test of the Manned Maneuvering Unit on Feb. The event pictured here took place a few days later on February

Promoting good mental health in long-term space missions is the key to making interplanetary journeys possible. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/the-big-questions/how-nasa-preparing-astronauts-minds-long-mars-mission-n732711

How NASA will keep astronauts from going stir-crazy on long space missions

Promoting good mental health in long-term space missions is the key to making interplanetary journeys possible. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/the-big-questions/how-nasa-preparing-astronauts-minds-long-mars-mission-n732711

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