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The brain has its own way to deal with trauma automatically, says study

Traumatic events (trauma), such as divorce, job loss, death of a loved one can harm mental health. People are easy to get depression and anxiety …

Earth - Why we have a spine, when over 90% of animals don't

A popular trope of science fiction is a world in which creatures with unusual body plans rule. From the octopoid Martians of <i>War of the Worlds</i> to the giant "bugs" of <i>Starship Troopers</i>, there is a creepy appeal in the idea that a race of spineless creatures could pose a real threat to humanity.<p>Because …

Biology

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Neuroscience

Why Apple Is Likely to Win Its Latest Fight Against Spotify

Spotify knows Apple's terms of service and has been playing by those rules for years, but the competitive landscape has changed--and not in Spotify's favor.<p>Recently, Apple rejected a new version of Spotify's iPhone app from the App Store. According to Apple, Spotify's latest update violated the App …

Apple Music

Higher Metacognition is probably what separates Geniuses from the rest

Metacognition is “thinking about thinking”, or “knowing about knowing”. It comes from the root word “meta”, meaning beyond. It can take many forms; …

Race and real estate: how hot Chinese money is making Vancouver unlivable

After Canada’s ugly episode of racism in the early 20th century, Vancouverites feel uneasy talking about how this beautiful but unassuming city became one of the world’s least affordable: an unprecedented flood of capital from China<p>“Here’s one,” says Melissa Fong. She’s browsing online real estate …

Real Estate

How This 26-Year-Old Founder Raised $9 Million

<i>This piece originally appeared on brunchwork.</i><p>Hustle. That’s what Liz Wessel, the 26 year-old founder and CEO of WayUp, attributes her rapid success …

The “gay cure” experiments that were written out of scientific history

For the first hour, they just talked. He was nervous; he’d never done this before. She was understanding, reassuring: Let’s just lie down on the bed together, she said, and see what happens. Soon, events took their course: they were enjoying themselves so much they could almost forget about the …

The Brain

A brain therapy changed my life. It raises profound questions for the future

‘Transcranial magnetic stimulation’ — it sounds like something a nutty professor would develop in a science fiction movie. Yet this batty-sounding treatment changed my life in a profound way.<p>I am grateful for what it did for me. As someone with autism I found it difficult to connect to other people …

The Brain