Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self

Our editor’s pick of the 10 best psychology and neuroscience links from the last week or so: Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves, writes Ed Yong at The Atlantic. Is Psychosis An ‘Immune Disorder’? Vaughan Bell at Mind Hacks on a new study that’s been generating lots of media attention. Your Beautiful Brain … … Dispatches from the frontiers of neuroscience – a long read about the impressive brain research taking place at Columbia University in New York. Power Poser When big ideas go bad. By Tom Bartlett at the Chronicle of Higher Education Do We All Have Split Brains? Neuroskeptic on a new multitasking study. The Greatest Science Books of 2016 BrainPickings run down includes some great psychology titles. How Break-ups Change Your Personality Some people cope with splits better than others – and it may reflect some fundamental truths about the way you view yourself. My latest Personlogy column at the BBC. 19th Century DIY Brain Stimulation Neurocritic with some highlights from a new review that shows DIY tdcs brain stimulation is not as hip and new as you might think. A Conversation With Dan Ariely About What Shapes our Motivations At Long Reads, Dan Ariely on building an understanding of how humans behave from the ground up. Google’s Former Happiness Guru Developed a Three-second ...
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Authors: Hayashi Y, Hosoe N, Takabayashi K, Kamiya KJL, Mutaguchi M, Miyanaga R, Hirata K, Fukuhara S, Mikami Y, Sujino T, Masugi Y, Naganuma M, Ogata H, Kanai T Abstract Pyogenic granuloma (PG) generally appears in the skin or oral cavity, but rarely occurs in the small intestine, where it can cause bleeding. To date, only 35 cases of small intestinal PG have been reported in the English literature. We retrospectively collected information from the clinical records of seven cases of small intestinal PG that were managed in our hospital and summarized the characteristics. Further information on the clinical charact...
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We report four cases of vonoprazan-associated gastric mucosal redness. In all cases, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) demonstrated linear or spotty redness that newly appeared in the greater curvature of the middle gastric body after the initiation of vonoprazan, which disappeared after its discontinuation. A tissue biopsy taken from the gastric mucosa with redness revealed inflammatory cell infiltration, parietal cell protrusions (PCPs), and oxyntic gland dilatation. To our knowledge, this is the first report describing the endoscopic and pathological features of vonoprazan-associated gastric mucosal redness. PMID: 31...
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Authors: Ono Y, Yoshikura N, Takekoshi A, Ohe N, Hayashi H, Yamada M, Hayashi Y, Kimura A, Shimohata T Abstract A 57-year-old woman with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) receiving mechanical ventilation developed intractable right temporal headache. She was diagnosed with brain abscess secondary to chronic suppurative otitis media. In this case, the otitis media was caused by nasopharyngeal reflux associated with eustachian tube muscle weakness and a supine position. In addition, ALS patients under mechanical ventilation have a limited ability to convey their pain. Their complaints are often overlooked because m...
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Authors: Ichijo M, Tsuchiya K, Kasai T, Inoshita N, Yoshimoto H, Yamada S, Kitamura K Abstract A 30-year-old woman with multiple ovarian cysts presented with high serum estradiol levels. She had a pituitary adenoma, but the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) concentration was within the normal range. The patient complained of neck pain and palpitations during the disease course, and laboratory results revealed thyrotoxicosis and a systemic inflammatory response with negative findings for anti-thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor antibody and positive findings for anti-thyroglobulin and anti-thyroid peroxidase...
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Authors: Iwano K, Kurita A, Azuma S, Yazumi S PMID: 31611531 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Imazu N, Shibata M, Koya Y, Morino K, Honma Y, Senju M, Watanabe T, Harada M Abstract A 69-year-old man was diagnosed with a liver abscess and received antibiotics at a local hospital. He was referred to our hospital due to a persistent fever. He had hepatic masses protruding from the liver surface toward the transverse colon. We reached a diagnosis of inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) by a percutaneous liver biopsy. Colonoscopy showed direct invasion of IPT to the colon. His condition improved by the intravenous administration of antibiotics. Hepatic IPT is often misdiagnosed as a malignant tumor. We should ...
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Authors: Usami J, Takezawa Y PMID: 31611529 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Sonoda A, Wada Y, Togo K, Mizukami K, Fuyuno Y, Umeno J, Fujioka S, Fukuda K, Okamoto K, Ogawa R, Okimoto T, Murakami K Abstract Patients with chronic enteropathy associated with SLCO2A1 (CEAS) develop multiple circular, longitudinal, or eccentric ulcers in the ileum. It is sometimes difficult to distinguish CEAS from Crohn's disease. CEAS and primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (PHO) are together known to be caused by a mutation of SLCO2A1 gene. The case of a 65-year-old man whose characteristic appearance due to pachydermia of the forehead folds led to the diagnosis of CEAS with PHO is presented. P...
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Authors: Higashihara T, Okada A, Nakamura Y, Saigusa H, Homma S, Matsumura M, Kusano T, Shimizu A, Takano H Abstract We performed a renal biopsy for nephrotic syndrome in a patient with squamous cell lung carcinoma, which can worsen the prognosis. Chemoradiation therapy was effective for the cancer and proteinuria; we thus inferred that the nephrotic syndrome had been closely associated with the carcinoma. A pathological analysis of the kidney showed monoclonality for λ chain, satisfying the diagnostic criteria of proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal immunoglobulin deposits (PGNMID); however, con...
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Authors: Daida K, Ogaki K, Hayashida A, Ando M, Yokoyama K, Noda K, Kanbayashi T, Hattori N, Okuma Y Abstract A 67-year-old woman with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) developed severe somnolence. Ten days after admission, fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed hyperintense areas around the bilateral hypothalamus, which were not present on MRI at admission. The orexin level, which is decreased in idiopathic narcolepsy, was slightly decreased in her cerebrospinal fluid. Immunosuppressive treatment and methylphenidate markedly improved her somnolence. This case sho...
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