Vintage drug ads: before ADHD, there was MBD

An email sent out by the venerable Dr. Bonkers: The Institute for Nearly Genuine Research announces two exciting new additions to our Marvelous Mental Medicine Show online gallery of psychiatric drug advertising. One is a 7-page ad for Ritalin; the other is a 9-page ad for Cylert. Both advertisements sell the idea that Minimal Brain... Continue Reading →

Meditation and brain neuroplasticity

Continuing with what is becoming a series on brain neuroplasticity and what it means for those of us who have been told we can never recover. I suggest that proclamation is hogwash! Taken from the Dalai Lama's website for educational purposes: (Sharon Begley, Wall Street Journal) Dalai Lama helps scientists show the power of the... Continue Reading →

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