Abdullah Sallaj

July 23, 2022

Understanding SSRIs more deeply

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, SSRIs, are medications that block serotonin from degradation. This allows a higher amount of serotonin to stay around for longer, acting as […]
June 16, 2022

We can conceptualize personality developement through our archetypes

The influence of our past on our personalities is a frequently researched topic. It is difficult to conceptualize how our past influences our future. One way […]
June 13, 2022

A deeper dive into sleep. Part II

The importance of sleep lies in the physiological changes that allow for repair, clean-up, and solidifying memory networks. Sleep is like a ‘road closure’ needed to […]
June 2, 2022

A deeper dive into sleep. Part I

Sleep is an often underestimated part of our lives. Even after considering the importance of sleep as being touted and hammered into our psyche by medical […]
June 2, 2022

ADHD isn’t the name we’re looking for. Part III. Biosocial considerations.

When speaking of biology, the trait associated with attention deficit disorder is the inability to habituate to unnecessary data. A fundamental aspect of sleep is to […]
June 1, 2022

ADHD isn’t the name we’re looking for (Part II): environment often escapes culpability

Nature vs Nurture There are a couple of components of ADHD to consider: 1) Being hyperaware (focus and awareness are diametric opposites)  2) There appears to […]
May 30, 2022

ADHD isn’t the name we’re looking for. Part 1

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex condition no expert can fully describe. A lifetime’s understanding of psychology, philosophy, biology (neurobiology, sleep biology), sociology, economy, physics, […]