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Now we can see brain cells 'talk' and that will shed light on neurological diseases -- ScienceDaily

Scientists have developed a way to see brain cells talk -- to actually see neurons communicate in bright, vivid color. The new lab technique is set to provide long-needed answers about the brain and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, schiz

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Flat Minds | Psychology Today

Almost everything we think we know about our own minds is wrong. Perhaps that's progress.

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"Traveling" Brain Waves May Be Critical for Cognition - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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The 2 Lessons About Happiness That Completely Changed My Mindset

Don't avoid the negative thoughts you may be having. Instead, draw from these ideas to help change your mindset.

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It’s Not Just You — Allergy Brain Is Real

Scientists aren’t entirely sure why allergies make you fuzzy-headed, but they have a theory.

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Why Your Brain Has 2 Halves

Scientists have long known that the two halves of human brains perform different functions. Now, researchers look at why this is beneficial.

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The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.

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Dietary Flavanols Reverse Age-Related #Memory Decline

Dietary cocoa flavanols reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by Columbia scientists.

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It’s Actually Pretty Weird That We Think in Words

“When you talk to yourself, you step out of yourself for a moment and get some perspective on what you are doing.”

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Alzheimer’s Gene Affects Early Brain Development, Study Suggests

Changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease can be seen as early as childhood in people with a heightened genetic risk, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.

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Smarter, Stronger, Better Than Yesterday - The Beliefs That Will Make the Difference (And science has proven it.)

One of the most remarkable and oh-so-good-to-be-human findings in the last decade or so is that we can change our brain. Mindset - what we believe - is key.

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The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Humans are the only animal that experience chronic stress and the reason has to do with how our brains evolved.