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RBI Gold Repatriation: Safeguarding India’s Financial Stability

RBI Repatriates Gold: Safeguarding National Assets and Economic Prudence In a significant move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently transferred over 100 tonnes of gold from the United Kingdom to its domestic vaults. This decision aligns with a broader strategy to safeguard India’s financial stability and optimize economic resources. Let’s delve into the reasons…

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No Farmers, No Food, No Future : Role of Agriculture

No Farmers, No Food, No Future In the tapestry of human civilization, agriculture stands as the foundation upon which societies have flourished for millennia. Yet, in the fast-paced modern era, the significance of agriculture can sometimes be overlooked. The simple truth remains: without farmers, there would be no food. In this blog post, we delve…

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The Journey of Pregnancy: A Beautiful Adventure

The Journey of Pregnancy: A Beautiful Adventure Pregnancy is an incredible and transformative journey that brings about profound changes, both physically and emotionally, in a woman’s life. It’s a period filled with anticipation, joy, and a touch of anxiety as you prepare to bring a new life into the world. In this blog post, we’ll…

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Understanding Diabetes: Causes, Types, and Management

Diabetes: Causes, Types, and Effective Management Explained Introduction Diabetes is a chronic medical condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a complex and multifaceted disease that requires careful management to maintain good health and quality of life. In this blog post, we will explore the causes, types, and management of diabetes, providing valuable…

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YOUTH & PLASTICITY / SPECIALIZATION [ A NEW BRAIN ]

YOUTH & PLASTICITY The younger the brain, the more plastic it is. Young brains have the ability to learn and adapt with great ease. Young brains even have the potential to rewire themselves, and are thus able to overcome severe trauma, such as damage to an entire hemisphere. For example, a seven-year-old named Michael in…

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LEARNING LANGUAGE [ BRAIN DEVELOPMENT ]

LEARNING LANGUAGE [ BRAIN DEVELOPMENT ] The enhancement and pruning of neural networks occurs most apparently as the baby begins to develop language. Spoken languages can sound very different from each other. In all, human languages produce about 200 different spoken sounds, called phonemes. Spoken English contains just over one-sixth of those possible sounds. Brain…

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CHANGES IN PLASTICITY OR ALBERT & THE RAT

CHANGES IN PLASTICITY OR ALBERT & THE RAT CHANGES IN PLASTICITY By the time a baby is three or four months of age, its behavior provides clues to its having reached new milestones in brain development. At that age, individual infants differ widely in their reaction to events and in their patterns of brain activity…

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NEURAL DARWINISM [ NEWBORN ]

NEURAL DARWINISM Some scientists argue that as the brain incorporates new experiences and makes new connections among neurons, it expresses a form of evolution through the competition of its various neural networks. Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Gerald Edelman suggests that the brain’s many networks vie against each other in “neural Darwinism.” While genes determine how the…

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NEWBORN NEURONS / ESTABLISHING NETWORKS

NEWBORN NEURONS As a baby emerges from the womb, brain development expands to include processing responses to the baby’s new experiences sights, sounds, smells, actions, sensations, and emotions. Networks of neurons, primed to receive new stimuli,compete for survival. It’s a random battle at first, but soon becomes more organized as environmental stimuli strengthen some connections…

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A GOOD START FOR THE PREGNANT MOTHER

A good start for the pregnant mother – diet/prevention/risk EAT WELL The first, and easiest, thing a mother to be can do is to eat for two: This doesn’t mean doubling up on servings it means remembering that the vitamins and minerals from a well-balanced diet not only nourish mom’s brain and body but the…