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Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

'Jumping genes' may set the stage for brain cell death in Alzheimer's, other diseases

The latest round of failed drug trials for Alzheimer’s has researchers questioning the reigning approach to battling the disease, which focuses on …

Dementia

health

Health

The Secrets of the Learning Brain

<i>Summary: Researchers take a look at what changes in the brain to help store information as we learn.</i><p>Source: TUE.<p><b>As we learn, something must change in</b> …

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

The Nature Of Consciousness: Resonance Between Ancient Philosophies And Current Science

What is consciousness? Is it an essentially human characteristic or a fundamental characteristic of the universe? Questions about consciousness have intrigued philosophers and scientists for thousands of years. Neuroscientists, like myself, are asking questions about the essential characteristics …

Consciousness

How to Refresh Your Brain in a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

A member's view: 'Look after your brain as well as your body'

At a Guardian Live event, former bank manager Keith Adsley hears from Idiot Brain author Dean Burnett about keeping our minds healthy<p><b>Having suffered from depression,</b> I’m very interested in the inner workings of the mind. I first picked up Dean Burnett’s Idiot Brain a few months ago at a Wellcome …

The Ancient Origins of Consciousness by Todd Feinberg and Jon Mallatt review – how the brain created experience

What does it mean to say that I am conscious? For sure, consciousness is a protean term, with multiple meanings. Among its features are some or all of the following: trivially, that I am awake and not asleep or “unconscious”; more positively that I am aware of my surroundings, experiencing and …

We’ve learned to read our genes. Now we need to start writing them | Susan Rosser

To understand our genetic code more fully, we need to build one to see the role of the genes and how they can change<p>Science can move at a startling pace. In 2003, biologists from the Human Genome Project announced that they had learned how to read an entire human genome. A few days ago, they …

Genetics

Coconut Milk and Curry Make for Juicy, Flavor-Packed Chicken Kebabs

If kebabs were the cast of a high school coming-of-age movie, beef would be that kid who has the looks <i>and</i> the substance to back them up, pork would be the goofy-yet-lovable fat kid, and vegetables might be the nerd with the heart of gold. So where does that leave chicken breast? Chicken is the …