Gender Identity Disorder

A person is sGender Identity Disorderaid to have a gender identity disorder when he or she has a strong desire to be part of the opposite sex. The desire is so strong that the individual actually believes himself to be a member of the opposite sex who is trapped in the wrong body. Gender identity disorder is widely known as trans-sexuality or trans-genderism.

Gender identity disorder is evident from early childhood in most cases and from adulthood in others. In order to diagnose an individual with gender identity disorder, two components should be present:

  • A strong desire to be the opposite sex and repeatedly stating this desire or insisting to be the opposite of what they actually are.
  • Persistent discomfort or unease of the current gender and disconnect with the associated gender roles and functioning.

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How Physical Activity Affects the Brain

Physical Activity Affects the BrainIf you are worried about your child’s cognitive development, then the child nutrition products are not enough. Children need both nutrition and movement-based learning for a proper cognitive growth; therefore, it is crucial that you understand the importance of both nutrition and activity based play. This article will highlight the effect of physical activity on the various cognitive functions.

Physical Activity and the Brain
A growing body of research shows that highly vigorous physical activities have the tendency to increase mental capacity that helps children develop strong skills for various academic endeavors. But that’s not the only advantage of physical activity; movement-based learning and any other task that allows children to engage in challenging physical tasks can evoke a sense of self-confidence, self-reliance and self-efficacy.

Research shows that ample active play in the early stages of life can eliminate fatal diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease and other heart diseases. So by giving our children enough opportunities to play, we are giving them a chance to have a better life.

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