New research highlights the connection between a person’s cognitive style and musical preferences.
Two new studies suggest that people with a tendency toward empathizing prefer mellow music across a multitude of genres, while individuals with a bias toward systemizing prefer music that features high arousal and complexity.
Researchers also report that empathy levels are linked to a preference for mellow music within a single genre and negatively correlate with preferences for intense music. Continue reading
An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is a digital version of a paper chart that contains all of a patient’s medical history from one practice. An EMR is mostly used by providers for diagnosis and treatment. Lets review the Pros and the Cons… Continue reading
One of my biggest pet peeves in life is tardiness. I hate it when other people are late. It’s as if they are not respecting my time. But you know what? I hate being late myself even more. In fact, I cringe at the thought. Conscientious, successful people are on time.
So you can imagine that nothing irks me more than being late myself. But I am late — 10 minutes, 30 minutes, sometimes Continue reading
by Benish, Sarah MD
Have you ever wondered what a typical day might look like for your neurologist? Or why they make the decisions they do? We asked Sarah Benish, MD, a general neurologist at the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology in Edina, MN, since 2007, to give us a snapshot of her typical day. Dr. Benish, who is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, mainly sees patients who have been referred by their primary care provider, but occasionally they come from emergency room physician referrals or referrals from other specialists.
There are some who think that I’m overpaid as a physician, and that my salary fuels rising health costs. I can understand their point: A May 2014 survey released by the Medical Group Management Association found that internal medicine doctors like myself have a starting median annual salary of $190,000, while those of specialists like radiologists or anesthesiologists approach Continue reading