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Facts About Breathing — Infographic

Facts About Breathing

We all do it (I hope!), but how often do you think about your breath and breathing and how much actually goes on and changes in your body each time you inhale and exhale?  Did you know that how you breathe can even change how you look?  Check out today’s infographic from The Butterfly Effect Online to learn more. [VIA]

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Posted by on December 11, 2018 in Infographics

 

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28 Odd Facts About the Human Body — Infographic

28 Odd Facts About the Human Body

The human body is a wonderful machine. Throughout the ages and the course of evolution, our bodies have been perfected into the temples they are today.  There are amazing things that take place inside us every day, and every day we learn even more amazing things our bodies are capable of, or how to improve them. [VIA]

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Posted by on January 26, 2017 in Infographics

 

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How Does the Brain Retain Information? – Infographic

How Does the Brain Retain Information?

It is amazing to think that our entire memory system is controlled not only by one organ, but that it literally is nothing more than a supercomputer, using electrical impulses in specific areas to create memories and control body function.  But how does it all work?  Today’s infographic helps break it down, showing the different parts of the brain and how different memories and bits of information are stored in and controlled by each one. [VIA]

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Posted by on April 1, 2014 in Infographics

 

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The Science of Happiness – Infographic

The Science of Happiness

Most people strive to be happy, even if we all have different ideas of what happy is!  What doesn’t change is the science behind how our emotions work.  We know that the part of the brain that controls our happy emotions is the hippocampus, and it releases a happy little chemical called seratonin that gives us uncontrollable joy when it’s flooding out and the gloomies when it’s low.  What else might have this effect on us though?

Today’s infographic gives you some tips  for staying as happy as you can be and how various activities and exercises can dramatically increase your happiness. [VIA]

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Posted by on February 26, 2014 in Infographics

 

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What Does Alcohol Do to Your Body? – Infographic

What Alcohol Does to Your Body

Last week I featured an infographic on what happens to your body when you drink a cup of coffee (found here).  Following up on that theme, today’s infographic explains what happens to your body as you consume alcohol.  Each drink consumed (defined at the top of the graphic) will increase both the visual external impairments and affect internal changes in your body.  It is important to know and understand how alcohol functions in the body to know when to not only stop drinking yourself, but when someone around you may need serious help. [VIA]

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Posted by on February 19, 2014 in Infographics

 

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What Happens When You Drink Coffee – Infographic

What Happens When You Drink Coffee

If you’re anything like me, you can’t function without your morning cup.  It’s known that coffee, or more specifically the caffeine in the coffee, can be addictive, but jsut how does it work on your body, and what effects does it have?  Today’s infographic walks you through how coffee works on your body, from the first sip through the withdrawal symptoms if you’ve gone too long without your java. [VIA]

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Posted by on February 12, 2014 in Infographics

 

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Drug Abuse and Your Body – Infographic

Drug Abuse and Your Body

Today’s infographic is a great reference for the study of illicit drug use, both in the statistics and in the physical effects on the body when these drugs are taken.  Learn the most commonly misused and abused drugs and the direct impact on body systems when these drugs enter your system. [VIA]

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Posted by on August 1, 2013 in Infographics

 

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