#neuroscience

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Your Brain Doesn't Work the Way You Think It Does

A conversation with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett on the counterintuitive ways your mind processes reality—and why understanding that might help you feel a little less anxious.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Drug Reverses Age-Related Cognitive Decline Within Days - Neuroscience News

Short-term exposure to an experimental drug reverses age-related memory decline and cognitive deficits in mice. The drug, ISRIB, has previously shown beneficial effects in treating memory loss associated with TBI and other neurological disorders.

Psychology | Psychology

Colors Evoke Similar Feelings Around the World - Neuroscience News

Color emotion may be a universal phenomenon, a new study reveals. People from different parts of the world often associate the same color with the same emotions.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Forgetting uses more brain power than remembering -- ScienceDaily

Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, researchers discovered through neuroimaging.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Neuroscience of Singing

Singing has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety and strengthen human connection. Science can now tell us why.

Science & Technology | Science

The neuroscience of religious and spiritual experience

Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Brain Changes Linked to Sleep Need - Sleep Review

We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery.

Psychology | Psychology

This new brain study shows why some people are more creative than others

Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can be considered a trait that everyone – not just creative "geniuses" like Picasso and Steve Jobs – possesses in some capacity.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience?

It may be all in your mind, but brain scans suggest the effects are real.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Why are dreams such potent vehicles for the supernatural?

The world’s great religions and spiritual journeys emerged from dreams and visions. Neurochemistry tells us how

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Can You Get Over an Addiction?

Neuroscience is giving us new insights into people who abuse drugs and alcohol and new hope for their treatment.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism? - WSJ

A drug that brings relief for some patients might cause harmful side effects in others. More genetic tests aim to help predict how people might respond to many common medications.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

A worldwide team of senior scientists and clinicians have come together to produce an editorial which indicates that certain microbes - a specific virus and two specific types of bacteria - are major

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How to Sharpen Your Sixth Sense

By learning when intuitions are likely to be wrong you can make them right.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Novel support for brain science theory with deep Brown roots

After University of Chicago neuroscientists analyzed data from David Sheinberg at Brown, they produced a new paper in Nature Neuroscience that offers novel support for a theory proposed at Brown in 1982

Science & Technology | Science

Do People Only Use 10% of Their Brains?

In a 2013 poll, 65% of Americans thought this statement was true. It isn't. Where'd that number come from?