What is Activation-synthesis theory?

Activation-synthesis theory The activation-synthesis theory is a hypothesis proposed by Harvard University scientists John Allan Hobson and Robert McCarley in the early 1980s to explain the physiological basis of dreaming. According to this theory, the brainstem generates electrical activity during sleep, which is then interpreted by the neocortex as a dream. The brain’s inability to […]

What are Strategies to Manage Depression Symptoms?

Here are some strategies that you can implement in order to manage depression symptoms: Practice cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques: CBT is a type of therapy that focuses on the way that our thoughts and behaviors can impact our mood. By identifying negative or distorted thinking patterns and replacing them with more realistic and positive thoughts, […]