Brianna Dale

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A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds

Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).<p>We tend to think of memories as perfect little time capsules—important records of past events that matter to us and made us who we are, as unchangeable as a dragonfly stuck in amber. Well, they're anything but. …

The Brain

A team has begun digging for the rumored Nazi ghost train

Last August, two amateur treasure hunters said they had "irrefutable proof" of the train.<p>"The train isn't a needle in a haystack," Andrzej Gaik, a retired teacher and spokesman for the renewed effort to search for the train, told Agence France-Presse.<p>"If it's there, we'll find it," Gaik said.<p>'There …

History

How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language

Scientists might have discovered a fifth force of nature, changing our whole view of the universe

It’s one of the most important parts of physics: there are four fundamental forces in the universe. And it might be completely wrong.<p>Scientists have …

Physics

How Anjem Choudary's mouth was finally shut

<b>For 20 years Anjem Choudary stood on street corners, in shopping precincts, outside mosques, embassies and police stations and used his megaphone to drive a wedge between Muslims and the rest of Britain. Now he has been convicted of inviting others to support the Islamic State militant group.</b><p>The …

Extremism

An Ancient Method to Help With Anxiety

The most common mental health problems in the United States are anxiety disorders, experienced by 18% of the adult population. Many who do not meet …

Tribal Leader Shows Off 'Smoked' Mummy He Sleeps With

How would you like to spend the night with the mummified remains of a long-dead relative?<p>What sounds like a scene from some schlocky horror flick is part of real life for a tribal leader in Wogi, a remote village in the Indonesian province of Papua.<p>Eli Mabel of the Dani tribe (see more remarkable …

Archaeology

How to Use Your Brain to Control Your Mind

Use the understanding of the right and left brain hemispheres to help you tackle sticky interpersonal conversations at work.<p>As the saying goes, there are are two sides to every story. The story originator, the human brain, is no exception. The human brain is anatomically and functionally divided …

The Brain

An ancient Mayan Copernicus

The final piece of the puzzle was what Aldana, whose undergraduate degree was in mechanical engineering, calls "the machinery," or how the pieces fit …

Archaeology

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her …

APIs

The psychology of evil

Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib …

Psychology

Do This To Fall in Love

<i>An incredible technique by psychologist Arthur Aron that may make you fall in l</i>ove.<p>More than 20 years ago, the psychologist Arthur Aron succeeded in …

Relationships

How 'Dirty' Words Got Dirty

Want to know who the original Dick is? We sure did.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>When I was in elementary school, the first thing I did with new dictionaries was find the bad words, circle them, and draw helpful illustrations in the margins for the next kid. This was before …

Language

A Real-Life Jedi Mind Trick That Will Reprogram Your Co-Workers' Brains

Using applied neuroscience, you can immediately and easily alter other people's perception of past events.<p>Last week, I explained a simple neuroscience technique to reprogram your own brain in less than 60 seconds. Today, I'll explain a technique, based on the same principle, that allows you to …

The Brain

I Volunteered in a Refugee Camp. These Are The Stories You Won't See on TV.

Nearly 60 million people around the globe are displaced from their homes due to war, conflict, and persecution. That's the highest number ever on record-- one in every 122 humans on this planet. Many refugees board overcrowded dinghies to cross the Mediterranean and reach Europe. If they make it …

Bayesian reasoning implicated in some mental disorders

From within the dark confines of the skull, the brain builds its own version of reality. By weaving together expectations and information gleaned …

Statistics

3. Do We Have Free Will?

The idea of free will seems like it must be far too abstract to be able to pick up in an MRI, surely this is the domain of philosophy not …

Warner Bros

How differences in male, female brains emerge

Nematode worms may not be from Mars or Venus, but they do have sex-specific circuits in their brains that cause the males and females to act …

Neuroscience

Increased ongoing neural variability in ADHD.

2016 Aug;81:50-63. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2016.04.010. Epub 2016 Apr 21.<p>1Department of Psychology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, …

Neuroscience