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7 Amazing Benefits of Meditation

A photo posted by Daily Cup of Yoga (@dailycupofyoga) on Jun 29, 2016 at 6:12am PDT <i>By Janet Miller</i>As a practice of mind and body, meditation focuses …

Mindfulness

The Ability to Neurologically Alter Our Consciousness is on the Horizon - What are the Ethics?

The struggle to define consciousness will likely remain for some time. While progress has been made in understanding the mechanisms behind …

How Family Violence Changes the Way Children's Brains Function

In the same way that combat affects a soldier, violence causes a kid’s natural alarm and response system to become too sensitive.<p>Family violence …

The Brain

A Philosophy Blog

Philosopher Christina Hoff Sommers, now a Research Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, asked me to share this recent video (followed by a …

This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains

There are approximately 86 billion neurons in a human brain, one of the most intricate known structures in the universe. These brain cells all communicate constantly with each other using perhaps 100 trillion synapses, the messaging points between brain cells where signals can pass from one neuron …

How Slavery Changed the DNA of African Americans

8.4K<p>SHARES<p>Our genetic make-up is the result of history. Historical events that influenced the patterns of migration and mating among our ancestors …

Black History

Neuroscientists and Philosophers Debate Reality and Sensory Perception

You <b>might not think</b> there’d be much <b>overlap</b> between <b>neuroscience</b> and <b>philosophy</b>, but that’s not what philosopher <b>Alva Noë</b> sees. Where philosophers have …

Neurology

The Latest Internet Optical Illusion Will Give Your Brain a Major Workout

This is extremely frustrating... yet fun.<p>New week, new optical illusion to distract us from the day's to-do list. Yes, today might only be Monday, but the Internet is already at it again with another headache-inducing puzzle.<p>This one, which we found on Daily Mail's site, presents us with a line of …