The term neurodiversity was coined by Judy Singer in 1998. A lot has changed in the two decades since that first essay about neurological differences was published in The Atlantic . The neurodiversity movement has burgeoned through grassroots organization among people interested in social change. It's gradually making space for itself in government, research, and education . As Steve Silberman argues in his book Neuro-Tribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity , “Neurodiversity advocates propose that instead of viewing this gift as an error of nature—a puzzle to be solved and eliminated with techniques like prenatal testing and selective abortion—society should regard it as a valuable part of humanity’s genetic legacy while ameliorating aspects of autism that can be profoundly disabling without adequate forms of support.” Philosophically, the neurodiversity movement is based on what we might call cerebral pluralism—the idea that each brain is … [Read more...] about Neurodiversity: The Movement
Home Astrology Horoscope Horoscope oi-Deepannita Das By Deepannita Das on March 1, 2021 Today will bring a positive change in the lives of some zodiac signs, while others will be disappointed. If you are curious to know what comes next, then read your weekly horoscope. Let's see what the stars have in store for you. Aries: 21 March - 19 April Mentally you will not feel well. You will be very confused and will not understand how to get out of your troubles. You better keep your mind calm and work patiently. Today the atmosphere of the office will not be right. Your boss may be angry with you for your mistakes. It would be better to focus on your work. Businessmen today are advised to refrain from making any important business decisions. Conditions will be normal in your personal life. Talking about health, you should do yoga and meditation daily to stay strong physically and mentally. Lucky Colour: … [Read more...] about Daily Horoscope: 01 March 2021
A baby's neuronal development can be compromised by infections in utero Source: Peter Oslanec/Unsplash It goes without saying that the health of a pregnant mother and the conditions inside the womb play a vital role in the development of a fetus. In addition to requiring an optimal environment with adequate nutrition , oxygen, and blood supply, conversely, the fetus, if exposed to toxins, hormonal imbalances, or inflammatory states, is at risk for a wide array of conditions once they enter the world. Psychiatric conditions are no exception. While familial inheritance is well-known, it has also been well-established that psychiatric conditions can also be passed onto offspring via exposure in utero to infections. For instance, some individuals who had prenatal exposure to influenza virus went on to develop major affective disorder (Machon, Mednick, & Huttenen, 1997). Moreover, prenatal exposure to rubella virus has been significantly associated with subsequent … [Read more...] about Infections in Pregnancy and GABA Neuron Development
If you’re still struggling with whether to wear a mask or not, you’re behind the times, since now the medical community is recommending that you upgrade your mask to an N95 or that you wear two masks together – or “double-mask” – to greatly reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19. With the arrival of the new more contagious variants from South Africa, Brazil, and the UK, public health experts are saying it’s more important than ever, since the first two have been found to be up to 50% more transmissible, and the UK variant is believed to be up to 70% more. Face coverings are “the most powerful public health tool” the nation has against the coronavirus , the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told lawmakers last September, before the approval of the current vaccines. “We have clear scientific evidence they work, and they are our best defense,” CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said of masks. Masks were popular in Japan pre-pandemic Source: … [Read more...] about What Are Asians Doing to Guard Against SARS-CoV-2 Variants?
Home Astrology Horoscope Horoscope oi-Deepannita Das By Deepannita Das on March 1, 2021 Through your monthly horoscope, know what changes will happen in your life in the coming seven days and whether you will get success in your efforts. Know more about the first week of March, which will bring a lot of happiness and challenges to all zodiac signs. Aries: 21 March - 19 April On the work front, you will get auspicious results. People working in a foreign company can get a big boost. Your hard work will succeed and your enthusiasm will increase. On the other hand, is advised to take businessmen roper care while making any financial transaction this month. You may have to suffer financial loss due to some error in the accounting book. This time will also be good for unemployed people of this amount. You are very likely to get employment in this period after a lot of hard struggle. From an economic … [Read more...] about Monthly Horoscope Predictions March 2021