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Diagnoses in psychology often don’t take into consideration the underlying structural abnormalities of the person’s brain. For example, we label people with ADHD, Schizophrenia, psychopathy, Korsakoff’s, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, and Asperger’s Syndrome. Did you know that these psychological diagnoses often have something in common? The people diagnosed with these disorders often have structural differences in the Corpus Callosum (the white matter) in the brain. 

The white matter is the brain’s "superhighway". The brain sends signals back and forth. If the brain gets really good at sending the same kind of signal (myelination), then the signal travels 100 times faster than it would normally travel.

The gaslighter you know may be really brilliant and skilled in a certain area. This area is one that he or she has practiced over and over ad nauseum. As a child, if the gaslighter saw lying as a good coping mechanism to his or her inability to learn on his or her feet under stress, the gaslighter would practice the lying over and over. The brain’s ability to get good at the things we practice repeatedly will reinforce the gaslighter’s skills in....

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GENRE
Science & Nature
NARRATOR
SL
Sean Leyden
LENGTH
00:23
hr min
RELEASED
2020
January 31
PUBLISHER
Lily Love LLC
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
21.6
MB