HOW THE BRAIN TAKES OUT ITS TRASH WHILE WE SLEEP?

In 2013, layers were peeled back from two interrelated mysteries: the function of sleep, and how the brain removes its waste byproducts. While it’s been known for some time that the brain doesn’t directly use the body’s lymphatic system (our body-wide filtering and waste removal system) to dump its toxic waste, the mechanism that itContinue reading “HOW THE BRAIN TAKES OUT ITS TRASH WHILE WE SLEEP?”

THE MARSHMALLOW TEST EXPERIMENT

During the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, a psychologist named Walter Mischel led a series of experiments on delayed gratification. Mischel was interested in learning whether the ability to delay gratification might be a predictor of future life success. In the experiments, children between the ages of 3 and 5 were placed in a room with aContinue reading “THE MARSHMALLOW TEST EXPERIMENT”

ROOM 5020 – JAY BUFTON

Jay Bufton turned his hospital room into a lighthouse. The fifty-two-year-old husband, father, high school teacher, and coach was dying of cancer, but his room – Room 5020 – became a beacon of hope for friends, family, and hospital workers. Because of his joyful attitude and strong faith, nurses wanted to be assigned to Jay.Continue reading “ROOM 5020 – JAY BUFTON”