Peter Michiels

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Scientists Are Testing Psychedelic Drugs on Human Minibrains, With Surprising Results

So cool.<p>New research using human minibrains has revealed that a hallucinogenic compound known as 5-MeO-DMT triggers changes in neuronal signalling …

US reveals details of recent 'sonic attack' on Cuba diplomats

<b>A suspected acoustic attack on US embassy staff in Cuba was reported as recently as last month, US officials have revealed.</b><p>It was originally thought that the incidents had ended several months ago.<p>The US State Department also said the number of staff who have reported health problems had increased …

Cuba

As More States Consider Legalizing, Questions About Pot And The Brain

Five states are voting this fall on whether marijuana should be legal, like alcohol, for recreational use. That has sparked questions about what we know — and don't know — about marijuana's effect on the brain.<p>Research is scarce. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency classifies marijuana as a Schedule I …

Cannabis

The week in pictures: 19 February 2016 - Telegraph

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

Emotional Intelligence

Harvard is trying to build an AI as fast as the human brain

Harvard University has been awarded $28 million (£19m) to investigate why brains are so much better at learning and retaining information than …

Artificial Intelligence

Men turn New York City into their own personal ski park

This is one of the coolest snow videos we'll see all blizzard. A group of friends threw some chains on their tires, put on their skis and snowboards, and took to the streets of Manhattan to make one of the most iconic ski videos you'll ever see.<p>New Yorkers are being told to stay off the streets in …

New York City