brittany.

neurosciencestuff:

Simultaneously using mobile phones, laptops and other media devices could be changing the structure of our brains, according to new University of Sussex research.

image

A study published today (24 September) in PLOS ONE reveals that people who frequently use several media devices at the same…

When I try to get over my cheese addiction

neurosciencestuff:

UC San Francisco researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience reading challenges.

image

In the United States, children usually learn to read for…

Community is doing life with other people. It’s showing up for people at 2 AM. It’s random diner trips and deep conversations. Community is people who cheer for you and get on planes to see you and show up at the train station to grab you when you need a ride. They are people you can call and cry to. Community is made up of individuals who get you and ask the tough questions.

Hannan Brencher, “Connectedness and Community

(via twloha)
I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you good night — and there’s a lot of difference.
Ernest Hemingway (via introspectivepoet)

shinyfabulousdarling:

a fun little thingy-ma-jig i made for a friend’s birthday. i have some more of this pink polka dot fabric so i might do another little something on pink… 

ShinyFabulousDarling - etsy / tumblr / facebook

There comes a point when you just love someone. Not because they’re good, or bad, or anything really. You just love them. It doesn’t mean you’ll be together forever. It doesn’t mean you won’t hurt each other. It just mean you love them. Sometimes in spite of who they are, and sometimes because of who they are. And you know that they love you, sometimes because of who you are, and sometimes in spite of it.
Laurell K Hamilton (via wordsthat-speak)
I don’t fear commitment. I fear wasting my time.
(via gothics)