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What Is Brain Plasticity?

Brain plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity, is a term that refers to the brain's ability to change and adapt as a result of experience. When …

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

blackholes

The universe could end the same way it started — with a big bang

The world could end as abruptly as it began, warn experts.<p>All it would theoretically take is for a fundamental particle — the Higgs boson — to become …

Physics

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Butterflies of the Soul: Study Sheds Light on Developmental Origins of Interneurons, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: A new study reveals how interneurons emerge and diversify in the brain.Source: Harvard.Modern neuroscience, for all its complexity, can …

How your gut controls your mind and what to do about it.

by Thor Benson March 26, 2018 Health & Medicine 21935<p>Have you ever had that gut feeling? A feeling that makes you suddenly feel anxious or feel like …

Wellness

Squeeze a Ball With Your Left Hand to Increase Creativity

A flurry of new research is bringing the “Left Brain vs. Right Brain” debate back to life. The left cerebral hemisphere controls speech, academic, …

How to Stop Your Mind From Wandering During Meditation

Active meditation can prevent intrusive thoughts from sabotaging your practice.<p>The virtues of meditation and mindfulness are being extoled almost …

Your Brain is Lying to You: Here's How to Force it to Tell the Truth

Everyone suffers from unconscious bias, but here's an easy way to check yourself.<p>Other people discriminate on the basis or age, sex, national origin, or even silly things such as what university they attended or whether they ask for soda or pop. You don't. You always look for the best candidate, …

Psychology

Seeing the Light on Vitamin D

It’s winter. Do you know what your vitamin D status is?<p>If you’re like most Americans, your level is suboptimal (under 30 nanograms/mL) if not frankly …

10 Signs of a Narcissistic Parent

<i>“If my son doesn’t grow up to be a professional baseball player, I’ll shoot ‘em!”</i><p>― Anonymous narcissist father<p><i>“Aren’t you beautiful? Aren’t you</i> …

iOS 11 Features That Suck & Features That Are Truly Awesome.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) How you feel about iOS 11 features largely depends on the device you use. But for both iPad and iPhone users, iOS 11 is a mixed bag …

Apps

The After-Effects of Awakening

As a psychologist, I have been studying what I call "awakening experiences" for a decade, and have recently published (with a co-author) a new study …

Childhood Roots of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

It’s estimated that up to 6% of the US population has narcissistic personality disorder (narcissism for short), which is more common in men and has …

Extraordinary Video: Did A UFO Overtake This Plane?

As a general rule, I am not a believer. Be it ghosts, alien visits or UFOs, but occasionally I have a weird experience or I see a video that makes me …

UFOs

How to Heal the Traumatized Brain

Approximately 50 percent of the population will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. While reactions to trauma can vary widely, …

Is the speed of light slowing down?

Several things in nature go faster than the speed of light, without challenging general relativity.<br>Read More

Almost 'fully-formed' human brain grown in lab

A nearly fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time ever, according to scientists from Ohio State University -- though …

Neurophilosophy

Some black holes may let you live out infinite futures by erasing your past, finds study

According to Berkeley University physicist Peter Hintz, once inside a black hole, a human would leave behind the rules of the universe and enter a …

Why the Human Brain Loves to Be Lied to

Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance and economics.<p>In theory, …

South Africa votes to transfer land from white to black farmers

South Africa's parliament voted 241-83 on a motion that would allow land to be transferred from white to black land owners without financial …

We Just Detected Signals From The Very First Stars in Our Universe - And It's Not What We Expected

This is a HUGE moment for science.<p>The Big Bang may have been bright and dramatic, but immediately after it occurred the Universe got extremely dark …

What is The True Nature of Reality?

In the past 24 hours, we've featured two comics that question the nature of reality and the universe. The humor comes from our confusion about those …

There's a Type of Black Hole That Erases Your Past And Messes With Your Future

Hello darkness my old friend.<p>Here's another one for the 'black holes are weird' file: a team of mathematicians has calculated that some black holes …

Unleash the power of your brain

Dr Jose’ Foglia from Uruguay is a medical doctor with a double degree in Medicine, specialised in General Surgery, Haemotherapy and in Psycho-Neuro …

Neuroscientists Figured Out What Unconsciousness Looks Like in the Brain

Just because it's unconscious doesn't mean it's not on.<p>The human brain is the only reason our species has survived on this planet for so long, but …

Neuroscience

Quantum Theory Bends The Limits of Physics, Showing Two-Way Signaling May Be Possible

The limit does not exist.<p>Quantum physics just beat classical physics again.<p>A single quantum particle can send a two-way signal, scientists have …

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Scientists Have Revealed What Your Brain Really Does When You're Unconscious

One of the greatest mysteries in neuroscience.<p>Of all of the brain's functions, it's probably fair to say its ability to produce consciousness is the …

What happens to your brain in the last minutes before you die - and how you could potentially be brought back to life

Scientists believe they may be one step closer to unravelling one of the great mysteries which has baffled mankind for hundreds of years.<p>Researchers …

Over Years, Depression Changes the Brain

A new study reports those who suffer from persistent depression lasting more than ten years have higher levels of neuroinflammation.