The Psychology of Disability and the Ghanaian Context

Disability is inevitably part of all homo sapiens. Biologically, we are prone to be exposed to some form of disability at some point in life-temporarily or permanently. In 2004, the Global Burden of Diseases reported that 15.3% of the world’s population had moderate or severe disability, comprising 978 million people at the time. Currently, over…

A Stroll Through The Mind (II)

The human brain is typically made up of the neurons and the glial cells. These are the main cells present in the nervous system. The glial cells remove dead neurons and viruses from the nervous system, as well as produce myelin in the brain. The neurons, on the other hand, transmit information mainly between the…

A Stroll Through The Mind (I)

“The Brain is the citadel of the senses; this guides the principle of thought.” The human brain is the most powerful organ in the body. Over the years, humans have used the brain as a tool to create, destroy, manipulate, rule and several others. To begin with, the brain is divided into two hemispheres: the…