Tag Archive: cognitive

Psychotherapy to address homelessness?

Dr. McGuire of the University of Southhampton recently indicated that the majority of people in the homelessness community lack the psychological and practical skills necessary to live independently and hold down¬†work or an occupation in the long term.¬† Frequently they turn to drugs and alcohol to cope with their difficulties as well as struggles with…

High fluoride levels may affect cognitive development

Some recent research suggests that children growing up in areas where there are high concentrations of fluoride in their drinking water have lower IQ scores. Several studies, many of them conducted in China, have found a link between a decrease in IQ and fluoride concentrations. Health Canada recently recommended a reduction in the maximum amount…