Articles (Communication)

The Importance of Sports for People with Special Abilities
(Science and Sports)

Sports can help people with disabilities restore their balance, integrate into the society, and develop their physical and mental abilities.


Communication Technology: Connecting People?
(Good and Evil)

Although some welcome the Internet as an ultimate solution to everything, others fear its curse.


The Silver Lining of Negative Emotions
(Behavioral Sciences)

Throughout our lives, we encounter situations that trigger emotions deep inside; they form our human experience and make us who we are.


Indoor or Outdoor? A Choice for Your Health
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted hanging-out, social gatherings, and spending time outdoors; if you belong to the indoor generation with no deep understanding of what you are missing, this article is for you.


A History of the World’s Future
(The Past and the Future)

With magic numbers such as 2000, 2020, 2222, etc., the years to come have always meant a fantastic world of potential great achievements; yet, prediction is very difficult, especially if it is about the future.


The Necessity of Expression
(Science and Art)

Self-expression is as vital to living as breathing; it is how we interact with others and the world. It can be supremely fulfilling or irritably frustrating.

Social Stigma and COVID-19
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

The patients of COVID-19 might face negative and social discrimination due to people’s ignorance about the disease. They blame a tangible source of infection, the patient, as if they were the source of the pandemic.


Mother Knows Best
(Science Story Time!)

Sitting down with his small family to watch their favorite daily series, Ahmed hears “etchiu!”; the sound of his younger sister sneezing several times, but no one is paying attention. He looks at his parents and wonders: Are these the symptoms of COVID-19?


Should Handheld Devices Be Banned for Children under 12 Years?
(Woman and Child)

“Mom, can I download a new game? Please Mom, please type in your password here”. My daughter looks at me with pleading eyes as she thrusts her iPad in my hands, not waiting for my answer.


Coronavirus Travel Tips
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Can our routine be the same during the coronvirus pandemic? Can families travel and enjoy nature? Or should they abide by the rules of social distancing and home quarantine to avoid infection.


Operating Systems: A Computer Story
(The Past and the Future)

Nowadays, everyone has a personal computer that they can easily use without any special training or knowledge, thanks to the user-friendly operating systems out there. In the past, things were not that easy though.


The Technologies behind Google Assistant
(The Past and the Future)

In the past, only businessmen could have personal assistants; now, thanks to advances in AI, everyone can have an assistant. Can you guess who has helped me research this topic?

Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences)

Phobia patients experience excessive fear of a situation, a place, a living creature, or an object that is unlikely to cause any harm.


Dyslexia: A Disappointment that Sneaks into Children’s Hearts
(Woman and Child)

Sitting anxious among his peers as his turn to read out loud approaches. As the teacher calls his name, his eyes devour the word in a desperate attempt to read it correctly, and not blunder its letters as he did before. 


Ageing in the Age of Inequality
(Science Policy and Ethics)

If you ask me about my greatest fear, I would answer “Growing old”! I fear ageism and the unfairness associated to it in every single domain of life.

Mind Reading
(Behavioral Sciences)

Science has a great history in studying the brain and trying to understand its secrets; however, it was not until the 1960s when scientists took the first step in reading ideas.

Children and Psychological Illnesses
(Behavioral Sciences)

Many people thought that psychological illnesses are far from occuring in children, but they are more vulnerable to depression as they are psychologically fragile.

Sticking to Your Plan in the Age of Coronavirus
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty has become the master of the scene, affecting our lives dramatically, and bringing most plans to a halt.


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