New online mental health resources geared for college students

As more researchers delve into the inner workings of the largely mysterious organ known as the brain, an online site has set out to play their part in alleviating mental illness among college students. The umbrella site and organization, Online Colleges provides resource guides on how to have a better and more successful college experience. And their latest guide, Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students,  tackles mental health from all angles. “We offer a comprehensive … [Read more...]

What does our brain do while we snooze?

Sleep—a favored activity by many, but a crucial habit for survival by nearly all animals. So it’s no new news that scientists have long wondered why sleep is so important. It’s prompted many to explore what is really happening in our brain while we are off in dreamland. But last week, researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center for Translational Neuromedicine in New York published their latest discovery in the journal Science that they hope will help answer this query. … [Read more...]