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Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Morning Lark or Night Owl? How Our Body Clocks Affect Our Mental and Physical Performance

Our body clocks make us either morning larks or night owls—with major differences in how we perform throughout the day.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

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

Psychology | Personality

Flat Minds | Psychology Today

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

Science & Technology | Science

"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.

Psychology | Personality

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.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

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.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

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.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Case Against Reality

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

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

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.”

Health & Fitness | Health News

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.

Health & Fitness | Health News

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.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

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.