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Taylor Brain Bytes

Taylor Brain Bytes

By Arlene R Taylor

As a brain function specialist, Dr Taylor has designed short podcasts to answer questions about brain-health, helping people know more about the brain so they can use theirs by design to stay healthier and younger for longer.
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Why does fear create such strong memories?
Why does fear create such strong memories?
One of three protective emotions (along with anger and sadness), its strength may link with helping you avoid future similar situations, if possible. Thank you for watching Taylor Brain Bytes Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to Dr. Taylor's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:05
November 26, 2022
Does face blindness really exist?
Does face blindness really exist?
Imagine being unable to recognize the faces of your family, friends, coworkers, or even your own face in a photograph. Thank you for watching Taylor Brain Bytes Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to Dr. Taylor's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:16
November 19, 2022
How can I get kids to help with chores?
How can I get kids to help with chores?
Using a communication style that sends the message and provides options for choice can be helpful in reducing conflict and arguing. Thank you for watching Taylor Brain Bytes Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to Dr. Taylor's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:43
November 12, 2022
Does the human brain self-cannibalize?
Does the human brain self-cannibalize?
For most people, the concept of cannibalism is the stuff of movies, if not legends. Brain self-cannibalism can occur, however. Thank you for watching Taylor Brain Bytes Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to Dr. Taylor's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:09
November 05, 2022
 How Would I Know if I Am Color Blind?
How Would I Know if I Am Color Blind?
Imagine being asked, “How do I look in this color?” but your brain only sees in black and white—and you don’t even know that. Thank you for watching Taylor Brain Bytes Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to Dr. Taylor's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:42
October 29, 2022
Are Brain Blips the Same as Brain Farts?
Are Brain Blips the Same as Brain Farts?
We have all experienced unfortunate social faux pas or watched others exhibit them. Dr. Taylor explains why and how they can occur. Thank you for watching Taylor Brain Bytes Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to Dr. Taylor's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:00
October 22, 2022
What triggers self-defeating behaviors?
What triggers self-defeating behaviors?
Dr. Taylor explains how it works. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:07
October 15, 2022
 What is wrong with frowning?
What is wrong with frowning?
Dr. Taylor tells what is wrong with frowning and how and when to replace frowns with smiles. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:45
October 08, 2022
What is the science of laughter?
What is the science of laughter?
Dr. Taylor answers this question about the "most effective wonder drug on the planet." Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:06
October 01, 2022
What is the purpose of yawning?
What is the purpose of yawning?
Dr. Taylor describes several purposes of yawning, more than one might expect! Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:01
September 24, 2022
What is hyperthymesia?
What is hyperthymesia?
Dr. Taylor defines and discusses this rare disorder, along with the upsides and downsides of it. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:22
September 17, 2022
 What is anosognosia?
What is anosognosia?
Dr. Taylor defines anosognosia and its effects on your brain. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:51
September 10, 2022
Is the brain designed to forget?
Is the brain designed to forget?
Dr. Taylor says, "Yes," and she tells why forgetting is crucial to healthy brain function. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:04
September 03, 2022
How can I appear more confident?
How can I appear more confident?
Dr. Taylor gives multiple ways in which you can increase your confidence appearance. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:49
August 27, 2022
Does my appearance impact my brain?
Does my appearance impact my brain?
Dr. Taylor posits that not only does your appearance impact how you are viewed by others, but your appearance also impacts your own brain's cognitive processing style. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:50
August 20, 2022
Does a creativity bias exist?
Does a creativity bias exist?
Dr. Taylor explains how creativity bias is like other forms of bias, such as racism and phobias. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:14
August 13, 2022
Is there a divorce gene?
Is there a divorce gene?
Dr. Taylor discusses genetic predispositions. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:51
August 06, 2022
Is social cognition important?
Is social cognition important?
Dr. Taylor explains how social cognition is important to personal interactions. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:10
July 30, 2022
How are memories stored?
How are memories stored?
Dr. Taylor tells how the brain takes in sensory data through the brain stem and sends it to the thalamus gland, a triage center near the top of the brain stem. From there, it is sent to the correct decoding center. Once the data is decoded, whether the brain stores that information in long-term memory depends on several things. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:36
July 23, 2022
Has Dr. Taylor experienced discrimination?
Has Dr. Taylor experienced discrimination?
Learn the very first way Dr. Taylor experienced discrimination. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:46
July 16, 2022
Does Dr. Taylor have a favorite brain secret?
Does Dr. Taylor have a favorite brain secret?
Find out about Dr. Taylor's "events boundary"! Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And thank you for subscribing to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:31
July 09, 2022
Does the skin feel wetness?
Does the skin feel wetness?
Dr. Taylor explains where decoding of sensory data takes place. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:42
July 02, 2022
Can sleep loss hurt the brain?
Can sleep loss hurt the brain?
Dr. Taylor gives many ways in which brain function and physical health are affected by sleep loss. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:52
June 25, 2022
Can happiness be increased?
Can happiness be increased?
Dr. Taylor talks about ways to increase happiness--permanently. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:10
June 18, 2022
Is happiness linked with health?
Is happiness linked with health?
Dr. Taylor discusses the many ways happiness can benefit one's health. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:43
June 11, 2022
What is Merritol and does Dr. Taylor use it?
What is Merritol and does Dr. Taylor use it?
Dr. Taylor tells what "Merritol" is and how she uses it. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:40
June 04, 2022
Does Dr. Taylor have personal assistants?
Does Dr. Taylor have personal assistants?
Dr. Taylor discusses her personal cellular assistants. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor Copyright © 2022 Arlene R. Taylor, PhD, Realizations Inc. All Rights Reserved. https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:52
May 28, 2022
How can you recover from Imposter Syndrome?
How can you recover from Imposter Syndrome?
Dr. Taylor tells how to recover from Imposter Syndrome through specific strategies. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:02
May 21, 2022
Do you know anyone with Imposter Syndrome?
Do you know anyone with Imposter Syndrome?
Dr. Taylor explains what happens when individuals struggle to recognize their own achievements. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:12
May 14, 2022
Can cognitive fitness be improved?
Can cognitive fitness be improved?
Dr. Taylor talks about ways to increase cognitive fitness. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:22
May 07, 2022
Are you cognitively fit?
Are you cognitively fit?
Dr. Taylor discusses cognitive fitness: what it is and the benefits it provides. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:53
April 30, 2022
Can you recover from catastrophic thinking?
Can you recover from catastrophic thinking?
Dr. Taylor gives several tips for recovering from catastrophic thinking and what to do if it persists. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguruu And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor https://www.arlenetaylor.org
04:04
April 23, 2022
What is catastrophic thinking?
What is catastrophic thinking?
Dr. Taylor tells what catastrophic thinking is and how it affects one's life. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguruu And please subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/braingurutaylor https://www.arlenetaylor.org
03:55
April 16, 2022
Why have a support network?
Why have a support network?
Every person has some type of support network. How about social media as a support network? Who are the four people you "hang out with" the most? Are they wounded people? Be brave enough to disconnect from toxic people. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:14
April 09, 2022
Can you survive a know-it-all?
Can you survive a know-it-all?
How do you deal with a know-it-all? What do you do with someone who overestimates their cognitive abilities? Should you argue or "keep the peace"? Is someone else's opinion any of your business? Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:14
April 02, 2022
What is counterfeit forgiveness?
What is counterfeit forgiveness?
How does unhealed pain lead to counterfeit forgiveness? Can one really forgive past abuses? Does my body known the difference between genuine forgiveness and counterfeit forgiveness? Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:23
March 26, 2022
Are there types of forgiveness?
Are there types of forgiveness?
The literature identifies specific types of forgiveness, which have health benefits. How do decisional forgiveness and emotional forgiveness provide health and well-being benefits? Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:27
March 19, 2022
How does forgiveness benefit me?
How does forgiveness benefit me?
Discover the link between health and forgiveness, including forgiving yourself. Learn about the positive outcomes of forgiveness, and who benefits the most from forgiveness. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:16
March 12, 2022
Is brain wave length all in my head?
Is brain wave length all in my head?
Why is it when you meet someone and you are instantly comfortable? Wave lengths are not all in your imagination! Your brain responds on a subconscious level. Children and animals seem particularly sensitive. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:26
March 05, 2022
Why do I second-guess myself?
Why do I second-guess myself?
"What do I really know?" The more you study about a topic, the more you realize how much more there is to know. Some even develop an "imposter syndrome." Sometimes there is a low level of self-worth. Thank your brain for helping you achieve what you have achieved! Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:03
February 26, 2022
Is personality genetic?
Is personality genetic?
"There are 6 kids in our family with different personalities. Why is that?" Only 50% of the genetic code is the same. Personality is 70% epigenetic (outside of genetics). Birth order is a factor. Gender is a factor. Some parents even have a "favorite." Help children be the best they can be with their unique personality! Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:40
February 19, 2022
What does "pay it forward" mean?
What does "pay it forward" mean?
An expression used to describe an act of kindness and generosity. The person performs an act of kindness to someone who has not shown a good deed to you. Your brain will thank you for it. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:16
February 12, 2022
Why doesn’t willpower work?
Why doesn’t willpower work?
It works when you know how to use it! It is not designed to stop a behavior. It is designed to add a new replacement behavior. Use your first name and "You." Always use positive present-tense words. Reward your brain with affirmation. Willpower strengthens with practice. It takes 12 weeks to establish a new habit. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:22
February 05, 2022
Why are resolutions so hard to keep?
Why are resolutions so hard to keep?
Likely, because the brain prefers established habits. Only 1 in 5 actually follow through with New Year's resolutions. Non-specific resolutions confuse the brain. "Going to" is future tense. The brain does best with ONE resolution, and will take 12 weeks to turn your resolution into a habit. Don't tell your brain what you are "going to" do. Check out https://allmylinks.com/brainfunctionguru.
03:19
January 29, 2022
Why can't a woman be more like a man?
Why can't a woman be more like a man?
Well, for one, male and female brains and bodies are different! Innately, however, males and females are far more alike than they are different.
03:54
January 22, 2022
Do humans really bond with their abusers?
Do humans really bond with their abusers?
Is the Stockholm Syndrome Real? It can be real and true for some. Find out why! It may have to do with dopamine.
03:34
January 15, 2022
Do the elderly really become more alike as they age?
Do the elderly really become more alike as they age?
It is true about elderly people that if you've seen one you've seen them all? No! It's a myth! You become more like yourself as you age.
03:50
January 08, 2022
Happy New Year
Happy New Year
Dr. Taylor reads her New Year's Day poem.
02:56
January 01, 2022
Happy Holiday
Happy Holiday
By request, Dr. Taylor reads her holiday poems.
03:15
December 25, 2021
How long does growing up take?
How long does growing up take?
Growing up into balanced maturity takes time. It's likely not developed until late 20s or early 30s.
04:10
December 18, 2021
Broken Heart Syndrome
Broken Heart Syndrome
If the heart has its own intelligence, does it feel emotional pain? Apparently, it does. It occurs when a stressful event causes the left ventricle to dilate. Can one die of a broken heart?
03:27
December 11, 2021
Does the Heart Think?
Does the Heart Think?
The heart and the brain continually communicate. Patterns change during the day, based on your emotions. The brain appears to follow the heart's lead. "You are as you think in your heart."
03:18
December 04, 2021
Rejection Healing
Rejection Healing
How can you jumpstart healing from the social hurt of rejection? Take the best care of yourself as possible! It depends a lot on your mindset. Verbalizing thankfulness will help you heal.
03:10
November 27, 2021
Rejection Hurts
Rejection Hurts
Why does my heart hurt when I experience rejection? The brain processes social rejection much as it processes physical injury.
03:37
November 20, 2021
Pure Gold Friends
Pure Gold Friends
Why do my close friends get mad when I get sick? What happened to their empathy?!?
02:49
November 13, 2021
Sleep Paralysis
Sleep Paralysis
Where does sleep paralysis come from? What part of the brain does that affect or engage?
03:17
November 06, 2021
Asleep Yet Functioning
Asleep Yet Functioning
How does the brain keep me alive and functioning when I'm asleep? And how does it wake me up when I need to use the toilet?!?
03:05
October 30, 2021
100 Percent of Your Brain
100 Percent of Your Brain
We do use 100 percent of our brain ALL the time, though some of it may be subconscious.
02:50
October 23, 2021
Creativity and Remote Working
Creativity and Remote Working
Is the brain equally creative no matter the environment? What does working remotely do to creativity? What can interfere with the creative process? It is critical that individuals know how their brain works best!
03:31
October 16, 2021
Music on the Brain
Music on the Brain
What happens in the brain when you are listening to music versus performing? Six things happens in the brain when you listen to music, including a rise in dopamine. Oxytocin is released when you listen to live music. Performing music engages almost all areas of the brain at once.
03:25
October 09, 2021
Sleep Deprivation
Sleep Deprivation
How does lack of sleep impact the brain? Crash with fatigue or a sudden burst of energy? Sleep is linked with longevity and risk of making mistakes, including ingesting more calories!
03:16
October 02, 2021
Regrets
Regrets
What causes a person to have regrets? And what can we do about it? Is it because of disappointment, loss, or missed opportunities? Hanging on to regrets is not healthy! Ask yourself: who am I trying to please?
03:10
September 25, 2021
Forgetting
Forgetting
Why do we forget so much, when we take in so much information? Is the brain programmed to forget? Is information ever really lost?
03:17
September 18, 2021
Momentary musical performing
Momentary musical performing
What does momentary musical performing mean? Whistling? Drumming? Humming? Singing in the shower? These activities can affect one's mood! Do you whistle while you work?
03:08
September 11, 2021
PTSD and Pandemics, part 4
PTSD and Pandemics, part 4
Could you please give more information about PTSD, such as symptoms and treatment?
04:27
September 04, 2021
PTSD and Pandemics, part 3
PTSD and Pandemics, part 3
Don't families pull together during hard times instead of falling apart? Why is there so much domestic violence?
04:29
August 28, 2021
PTSD and Pandemics, part 2
PTSD and Pandemics, part 2
Is everyone at risk for PTSD because of the pandemic? How many will develop PTSD? How can I know if I'm at risk?
04:05
August 21, 2021
PTSD and Pandemics, part 1
PTSD and Pandemics, part 1
How is PTSD related to pandemics? Can PTSD happen to anyone? What "wars" are we in now?
04:12
August 14, 2021
Em (electromagnetic) Energy and Love
Em (electromagnetic) Energy and Love
What happens with Em (electromagnetic) energy between two persons who love each other? How does love affect heart and brain Em energy?
03:03
August 07, 2021
Electromagnetic (Em) Energy Connection
Electromagnetic (Em) Energy Connection
Can everyone pick up on electromagnetic (Em) energy with other people? Are animals sensitive to Em energy? How about physical touch?
03:26
July 31, 2021
Heart and Electromagnetic (Em) Energy
Heart and Electromagnetic (Em) Energy
How are heart neurons related to Em (electromagnetic) energy? How can it be detected? Do brain and heart neurons communicate?
03:42
July 24, 2021
Electromagnetic (Em) Energy
Electromagnetic (Em) Energy
What is "electromagnetic energy"? Is it real? Please explain!
03:10
July 17, 2021
Say Something!
Say Something!
Differences in how males and females process information.
03:20
July 10, 2021
Browsing or Hunting
Browsing or Hunting
Gender and shopping styles. What's the difference between browsing and hunting?
03:43
July 03, 2021
Alike or Different
Alike or Different
Are males and females more alike than different? In what ways do they differ?
03:20
June 26, 2021
Household chores and brain size, Part two
Household chores and brain size, Part two
Doing household chores can improve brain health in older adults.
03:16
June 19, 2021
Household chores and brain size, Part one
Household chores and brain size, Part one
"What can I do to get other family members to help with household chores?" Think differently about them! People who do more chores have larger brains.
03:31
June 12, 2021
Traumatic brain injury and white versus gray matter, Part 2
Traumatic brain injury and white versus gray matter, Part 2
New study shows that the connections between brain regions might matter as much as (or more than) the regions themselves regarding cognitive thinking abilities.
03:05
June 05, 2021
Traumatic brain injury and white versus gray matter, Part 1
Traumatic brain injury and white versus gray matter, Part 1
What's the difference between the brain's white matter and gray matter? Which is more important?
03:27
May 29, 2021
Sibling Differences (5 of 5)
Sibling Differences (5 of 5)
How can I dump the stress of unforgiveness?
03:40
May 22, 2021
Sibling Differences (4 of 5)
Sibling Differences (4 of 5)
How does one go about forgiving one's family for marginalizing them?
04:04
May 15, 2021
Sibling Differences (3 of 5)
Sibling Differences (3 of 5)
Is it okay to be different from my siblings?
03:46
May 08, 2021
Sibling Differences (2 of 5)
Sibling Differences (2 of 5)
"Why can't you be more like your brother (or sister)?" 
03:37
May 01, 2021
Sibling Differences (1 of 5)
Sibling Differences (1 of 5)
How can siblings be nothing alike?!?
03:58
April 24, 2021
I Need Happiness Tips
I Need Happiness Tips
Would I be happier if I were healthier? Please give me some tips for happiness!
04:24
April 17, 2021
Change, Rest, and Sleep
Change, Rest, and Sleep
Is a change as good as a rest? How about sleep? Do we need deep sleep?
04:04
April 10, 2021
Does Being Vegan Make a Difference?
Does Being Vegan Make a Difference?
Have you seen the documentary, "Vegan 2020 The Film"? Isn't being vegan boring? How can being vegan help me?
04:21
April 03, 2021
Parenting Is My Business
Parenting Is My Business
Isn't making enough money the most important thing about good parenting? If not, what is?
04:16
March 27, 2021
Happiness and Health
Happiness and Health
Is happiness really linked with health? Please tell me how!
03:44
March 20, 2021
Coping with Prosopagnosia (Part 5 of 5)
Coping with Prosopagnosia (Part 5 of 5)
Is face blindness an all-or-nothing situation? How can one cope with prosopagnosia?
04:16
March 13, 2021
Dealing with Face Blindness (Part 4 of 5)
Dealing with Face Blindness (Part 4 of 5)
What problems does face blindness cause? How does it affect one's personal and social life?
03:10
March 06, 2021
Face Blindness and EQ (Part 3 of 5)
Face Blindness and EQ (Part 3 of 5)
Is there any link between face blindness and emotional intelligence? If so, please describe.
03:56
February 27, 2021
Face Blindness in Children (Part 2 of 5)
Face Blindness in Children (Part 2 of 5)
What does face blindness look like in children? Does it make them unresponsive?
03:31
February 20, 2021
Face Blindness (Part 1 of 5)
Face Blindness (Part 1 of 5)
Why do I have difficulty recognizing faces? I can't even recognize my own face in a mirror!
03:53
February 13, 2021
Revenge Addiction
Revenge Addiction
Revenge addiction is addiction to revenge! It is evident in people who cannot accept that they have lost. At its worst, it can lead to violent behavior.
03:60
February 06, 2021
Holiday Trauma to Triumph
Holiday Trauma to Triumph
What can I do when past Christmases have traumatized my life and destroy the happiness of the holidays?
03:46
January 30, 2021
Happiness Tips, Please
Happiness Tips, Please
Dr Taylor gives tips on how to improve happiness. Listen to music. Include doing something you love every day. Be "in the moment." Remove whatever makes your miserable.
03:34
January 23, 2021
Phantasia Spectrum
Phantasia Spectrum
What causes someone to not be able to see something in "your mind's eye"? Is this a real thing?
03:46
January 16, 2021
You Sound Happy
You Sound Happy
Do you struggle to be happy? How can you be happy? Dr Taylor gives some suggestions for cultivating gratitude, which also cultivates happiness.
03:30
January 09, 2021
Happy New Year 2021
Happy New Year 2021
Dr Taylor's first poem for 2021 -- encouragement for the new year. Let go of fear and anxiety!
04:47
January 02, 2021
Happy Holidays 2020
Happy Holidays 2020
Listen to Dr Taylor's rhyming poem for Holidays 2020. Suggestion: Share Dr Taylor's audio podcasts with your sight-challenged friends who would love to hear Dr Taylor's poetry and blogs read in her own voice!
05:22
December 26, 2020
Blue Light Waves and Sleep
Blue Light Waves and Sleep
What's wrong with electronics in the bedroom?
03:46
December 21, 2020
Mental Energy Fatigue
Mental Energy Fatigue
I don't have enough mental energy to care. What can I do?
04:03
December 14, 2020
Physical Energy Fatigue
Physical Energy Fatigue
Why do I feel such low energy? What is causing my fatigue?
03:32
December 07, 2020
Babies Make Brain Choices
Babies Make Brain Choices
How can you give choices to babies and toddlers?
04:03
November 30, 2020
Sleep Positions
Sleep Positions
Some sleep positions can affect your health, even if you are a fetus. Do you know how?
03:22
November 23, 2020
Daydreaming
Daydreaming
What do you do when your brain wants to daydream?
03:38
November 16, 2020
Confirmation Bias (Part 3 of 3)
Confirmation Bias (Part 3 of 3)
Dr. Taylor talks about "self-fulfilling prophecies" and their effects.
04:01
November 08, 2020
Confirmation Bias (Part 2 of 3)
Confirmation Bias (Part 2 of 3)
What personal beliefs are YOU defending?
03:54
November 01, 2020
Confirmation Bias (Part 1 of 3)
Confirmation Bias (Part 1 of 3)
Dr. Taylor talks about mask wearing. Is it a confirmation bias?
03:22
October 26, 2020
What's In Your Glass?
What's In Your Glass?
Where does dysfunctional behavior come from?
03:43
October 11, 2020
A Room of My Own
A Room of My Own
How to create a room of your own that you can take with you wherever you go.
03:29
October 06, 2020
Amidst a Pandemic
Amidst a Pandemic
Quick tips on how to handle the stress of a pandemic
03:33
September 30, 2020