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Electrical Stimulation To Boost Memory: Maybe It's All In The Timing

People with a brain injury or dementia often struggle to remember simple things, like names or places. In research published Thursday in the journal <i>Current Biology,</i> scientists have shown it may be possible to improve this sort of memory using tiny pulses of electricity — if they're properly timed.<p>A …

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

Should we zap liars' brains to make them honest?

What makes people tell the truth, even when they have more to gain by being dishonest? Certainly, society puts plenty of effort into getting people …

The Brain

We could be reading minds soon: Inside the research that’s moving us from sci-fi to sci-fact

Adam Piore, author of “The Body Builders,” talks to Salon about the science behind decoding brain waves<p>Billionaire magnate Elon Musk is trying to fill the world with electric cars and solar panels while at the same time aiming to deploy reusable rockets to eventually colonize Mars.<p>As if that …

How Reliable Are Our Memories?

Recently I found a diary that I'd written when I was 17. Like so many people, my memories of that time feel extremely vivid and important. …

From Decapitation to Consciousness: How One Nerve Connects Body, Brain, And Mind

What we learned from gruesome decapitation experiments.<p>The relationship between mind, brain, and body has kept philosophers and scientists busy for …

Consciousness

Young People Experience More Déjà Vu, And That Says Important Things About The Brain

Most people have experienced déjà vu at some point in their lives—that eerie phenomenon where an experience feels way more familiar than it should. …

‘Mind-blowing’ discovery could revolutionise our understanding of how brain works

A study of people born with one hand suggests neuroscientists may have fundamentally misunderstood the way the brain is organised, a scientist has …

Neurophilosophy

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Is it dangerous to recreate flawed human morality in machines?

Algorithm's aren't human. As such, they don't value human life. At the Institute of Cognitive Science at Osnabrück University, Germany, virtual …

The US Military Unveils $65m Plan To Plug A Human Brain Directly Into A Computer

The Matrix is real.<p>DARPA, the US Military’s ultra-secretive research agency, has unveiled a $65 million dollar plan to plug a human brain directly …

The 1 Skill You Can Learn to Significantly Improve Your Leadership Ability | Inc.com

Compassion.<p>It's one of the best communication skills you can master. It's a fundamental component of high emotional intelligence. And it's a key part of the very best leadership examples, illustrated most recently by this email, regarding mental health days, that went viral.<p>Compassion energizes …

Mindfulness

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Men and women experience depression very differently, new study finds

New research suggests mental health professionals should incorporate these differences into how they treat patients<p>We've known for a while now that …

How the First 20 Minutes of Your Day Can Set You Up for Success

Engage a positive routine right after waking, and you'll tap into the power of your subconscious brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You all know about that morning-routine thing: Everyone raves that waking up early and sticking to your routine will help you get more …

A New Drug Can Fix Abnormal Brain Activity in Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough<p>For the first time, researchers have shown that a common epilepsy drug can normalise disrupted brain activity in patients …

8 Essential Emotional Skills for Every Adult

What does it mean to be grown up, adult, or “mature”? We’re not talking about holding down a job (though that certainly helps) or paying your bills …

Scientists discover brain's neural switch for becoming an alpha male

Brash, brawny and keen to impose their will on anyone who enters their sphere of existence: the alpha male in action is unmistakable.<p>Now scientists claim to have pinpointed the biological root of domineering behaviour. New research has located a brain circuit that, when activated in mice, …

Neuroscience

10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness and Reduce Anxiety

Mindfulness meditation not only helps anxiety and stress, but actually changes the structure and function of the brain to make it healthier and work …

4 signs that your anxiety could be masking another illness

You may have noticed a recent uptick of articles simultaneously discussing anxiety and depression. There’s physiological precedence for this: the …

Depression

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