Jeremiah Harper

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The Truth About Magnesium Supplements

Magnesium has been touted as a treatment for everything from insomnia and depression to high blood pressure and glucose levels, but does it really work as advertised?<p>Maybe you’re among the 7 percent of Americans who experienced depression in the past year or the one in three who has trouble …

High Blood Pressure

15 podcasts guaranteed to tell you a fantastic story

What's the magic ingredient of a really great podcast, the thing that makes people tune in time after time? It's simple in theory: Have a really good …

Los Angeles

High blood pressure breakthrough: Over 500 genes uncovered

The "largest genetic association study of blood pressure traits" to date has studied over 1 million people and found 535 new genetic loci linked with …

High Blood Pressure

The left brain vs. right brain myth - Elizabeth Waters

YouTube

What percentage of your brain do you use? - Richard E. Cytowic

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins

YouTube

How to hack your unconscious

Aha! moments of inspiration seem to come from nowhere – but the counterintuitive key to a creative brain is to defocus your thoughts<p>You can determine …

Consciousness

Travel to Palatial Libraries Around the World

For some, the to-die-for visual on social media is the perfect avocado-smash. For others, it’s the Boomerang of bubbles rising up in a glass of …

Rio De Janeiro

Lifting the lid on the unconscious

Almost all the brain’s activity happens below the level of consciousness. Your unconscious has many vital functions – from controlling breathing to …

Consciousness

Marijuana Eliminates Amyloid Protein

Marijuana use in the United States has increased in recent years, with many states having legalized its medical use. Now, researchers at the Salk …

Dementia

AI program detects dozens of ‘alien’ signals from far-off galaxy

Alien hunters say they have detected more unusual radio signals from a galaxy 3 billion light years away with the help of artificial …

Machine Learning

8 Totally Normal Things That Happen To Everyone After Sex, So Don't Freak Out

Let's talk about sex, shall we? Sex isn't always pretty, that's for sure, and it can sometimes be scary and confusing. But it's part of what makes us …

‘We Live Death’: A Chronicler of Afghan Loss Is Killed on Live TV

KABUL, Afghanistan — As he reported for years on the killing of civilians around him, the Afghan reporter Samim Faramarz grappled with the idea of mortality in a country where violent deaths are the overwhelming daily reality.<p>“We live death,” Mr. Faramarz, a 28-year-old reporter for the Afghan …

Afghanistan

How uncontrolled inflammation leads to brain cell loss

In a study of inflammation mechanisms in the brain, researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany have identified how, as we get older, a …

Neuroscience

Scientists Still Don’t Totally Understand What It Means to Be Conscious

Axel Cleeremans, a psychologist and researcher, has spent the last 30 years trying to figure it out.<p><i>THE MOST UNKNOWN is Motherboard's love letter to the scientific process. For the next nine weeks, we'll be profiling the people trying to answer science's most difficult questions. Our feature-length</i> …

Consciousness

Pointless At Best & Damaging At Worst: Study Reveals Probiotics Are A Hoax

Once the saviour of reluctant antibiotic takers everywhere, it turns out probiotics are not the magic solution to restoring healthy gut bacteria. …

Microbiome

NASA's Cassini finds six-sided vortex in atmosphere above Saturn's north pole- Technology News, Firstpost

Using data from NASA's <b>Cassini spacecraft</b>, scientists have spotted a surprising feature emerging at Saturn's <b>northern pole</b> as it nears summertime – a …

Astronomy

She fatally shot an unarmed black man. Now she’s teaching other police officers how to ‘survive’ such incidents.

She calls it “The Ferguson Effect.”<p>Two years after she fatally shot an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Betty Jo Shelby, now a police officer in an adjacent county, is teaching a course on how to “survive such events” — legally, emotionally and physically. The course, as she explained it to a local ABC …

Shelby

13 Foods Scientifically Proven to Boost Testosterone Levels

You can help your body maintain normal T levels by eating certain foods that have supportive actions for hormone production.<p>One of the main things …

Nutrition

A neuroscientist explains what tech does to the reading brain

It’s not a zero-sum game<p>For anyone who has ever been a reader, there’s much to sympathize with in Maryanne Wolf’s <i>Reader, Come Home</i>. The UCLA neuroscientist, a great lover of literature, tries to read Hermann Hesse’s <i>Glass Bead Game</i>, an old favorite, only to realize that she finds him boring and too …

The Brain

20 Foods That Can Help Unclog Your Arteries

You’re never too young to start eating for your arteries—blockages can start early. Science shows that these foods could be your ticker’s best friend.<p>…

Nutrition

Brain cell discovery could help scientists understand consciousness

A team of scientists today unveiled the discovery of a new kind of brain neuron called the rosehip cell. What makes this find important? It may be unique to the human brain – and it’s found in the same area thought to be responsible for consciousness.<p>A team of international researchers consisting …

Consciousness

7 free online cognitive tests for mental competency

Out of everybody on the planet, you spend the most time with yourself. That’s why the fact that we don’t really know that much about ourselves is so …

Psychology

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

15 Fall Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden

15 PICKS FOR YOUR FALL VEGETABLE GARDEN<p>The growing season’s not over—try these varieties for a fall harvest By Linda Hagen<p>Share:<p>Mid-to-late summer is …

Gardening

Southern Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Mushrooms, and Onions Recipe

"Fattening? Oh yeah. Worth it? Oh yeah!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound bacon<p>1 large head cabbage, chopped<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 (8 ounce) package sliced fresh …

Recipes

Where to go to experience the unspoiled beauty of Baja

Located less than a two-hour flight from LAX, a dreamy Mexican oasis flies under the radar. Loreto and its surrounding islands, described by some as …

National Parks

Just 10 Minutes of This Activity Boosts Brainpower, Says New Yale Research

Do you need to complete 10,000 hours of practice or read for hours every day to get smarter? If you have the time, it certainly couldn't hurt. But if your schedule is a little cramped, new research suggests you can improve your cognitive function in just 10 minutes. All you need to do is sit down …

Meditation

Scientists have found a new way to stimulate lucid dreams

Lucid dreams, where dreamers become aware they are dreaming and take control of it, can be an incredible experience. The only issue: They're rare and difficult to stimulate. As a result researchers have spent decades trying to figure out different techniques to create a lucid dreaming experience …

Consciousness