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‘Horizon Zero Dawn,’ ‘Zelda,’ ‘Mario’ Top List of Game Award Nominees

Each game is nominated for six awards via ‘Horizon’, ‘Zelda’, ‘Mario’ Tie For Most Game Award Noms – Rolling Stone

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Lady Gaga, Joe Biden Reveal Plan to Build Trauma Centers

Former vice president detailed importance of providing long-term treatment for emotional, physical abuse Former vice president Joe Biden announced he is working with Lady Gaga to develop trauma centers to treat emotional, physical abuse victims. Ethan Miller/Getty Images At Glamour‘s Women of the Year Summit in New York City, former vice president Joe Biden detailed an ambitious initiative he’s developing with Lady […]

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Executive Function and Perceiving the World

Originally posted on An Intense World:
The brain’s executive function creates a hierarchy within the brain itself, with the executive function at the top, in charge of setting goals and priorities, preventing one from giving in to whatever urges one would otherwise follow. One can think of it as the CEO of the brain. Those…

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An Autistic Guide to Navigating the Workplace

Originally posted on Queerly Autistic:
This weekend I was incredibly privileged to be invited to lead a workshop/give a talk on my autistic journey through the workplace. Following this, I was approached by several people who asked me to adapt the ‘tips and tricks’ segment of my presentation on my blog. I post this on…

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The Enemy Prowls

Originally posted on Jake Allen Sharp:
Stay alert for the enemy prowls Like a predator seeking you out Crafty and wise, here to devour Attacks at the least expected hour Stand by each other, firm in the faith Though you suffer, there will come a day You will reach out and take hold An inheritance…

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How to Live Better With Executive Dysfunction — Revisited

Originally posted on So Much Stranger, So Much Darker, So Much Madder, So Much Better:
This post was originally published in February 2017. It is being revisited as part of the Adulting With ADHD series. In the previous post, we talked about what executive dysfunction is and today we’re going to talk about some ways to…

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So What Is Executive Dysfunction? — Revisited

Originally posted on So Much Stranger, So Much Darker, So Much Madder, So Much Better:
This post was originally published in February 2017. It is being revisited as part of the Adulting With ADHD series. Executive dysfunction. It’s one of the trademarks of developmental disabilities such as autism and ADHD along with many other possible…