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What are the Five Senses? Human Senses

Five Human Senses

Humans have five basic senses – we all have been taught this at some stage Sensory systems are vital for collecting information about our external environment. This sensory stimulation is evoked by external stimuli through sensory modalities (Mather, 2014). These channels are often grouped according to the system that sensory …

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Biological Foundations of Psychology

Biological Foundations of Psychology

Synaptic transmission starts with the presynaptic axon receiving an action potential. This triggers voltage-gated calcium channels to open and allow calcium ions (Ca2+) into its axon terminal. This causes the fusion of synaptic vesicles with the presynaptic membrane and their rupture. These vesicles contain neurotransmitters, which are released into the …

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Understanding Children’s Attention

Child Attention

I WANT ATTENTION! A common phrase spoken or unspoken by every child. To receive attention is children’s innate desire and parents also find it rewarding to see their children responding to the attention they pay. When this all seems so natural already for both the parent and the child, then …

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Death is Another Life!

is there life after death

Dedicated to Barbara Latham, wife of Late John M Heaton (He passed away in May 2017) JOHN M Heaton is a well-renowned psychotherapist. A review of his Third Book “A Talking Cure” published in British Journal of Psychiatry reads; Heaton’s principle thesis is that many of our deepest and most …

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