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What the Psychology of Human Memory Tells Us about How to Learn Better

What method helps you retain more information — reading, highlighting, or even interrogation? <br>Read More

A Fine Time Line Between Delusion and Reality

<i>Summary: A flaw in neural timing may explain why some people believe they have psychic abilities.</i><p>Source: Yale.<p><b>The line between reality and delusion</b> …

Neuroscience

Elon Musk wants to meld the human brain with computers. Here's a realistic timeline.

by The Conversation October 15, 2017 Enhanced Humans 18323<p><i>By James Wu, Ph.D. Student in Bioengineering, Researcher at the Center for Sensorimotor</i> …

We’ll be able to inject tiny machines to turn ourselves into superhumans within two decades

Within 20 years, people will be injecting tiny machines into their brains and bodies – and becoming superhuman.<p>That’s according to John McNamara, of …

Vegas shooter’s brain probed for hidden diseases

Investigators are continuing to probe the brain of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock as they search for clues to explain why he opened fire on a crowd …

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Living and Coping with Anxiety and Depression

You have the power to change your life for the better.<p>October 15, 2017<p>Anxiety and depression affect more than 18 percent of the national population. …

The IQ war: why screening for intelligence is controversial

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>For over a century, IQ tests have been used to measure intelligence. But can it really be measured?<p>Daphne Martschenko<p>October 15, 2017 9:29pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>John, 12-years-old, is three times as old as his brother. How old will John be when he …

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This Medical Video of a Freshly Removed Human Brain Is Strangely Beautiful

Warning: not for the squeamish.<p>Even though you use your brain to do a lot of thinking, you probably don't think about your brain that often.<p>It's an …