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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

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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

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

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

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

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

Debunking misconceptions around addiction

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

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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.

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

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