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This is what happens to our brains when men and women work together

We all cooperate, but not in the same ways. And now, neuroscience shows that at least some of those differences may be based on sex.<p>A study published today (June 7) in Scientific Reports from researchers at Stanford University showed that different parts of men and women’s brains activated when …

Does Having a Baby Really Make It Harder to Concentrate?

There are scientific reasons why women may feel a foggy ‘Mommy Brain’—and why ultimately parents can concentrate better than before they had children<p>Women who have given birth often file the same complaint: They can’t seem to focus as sharply as they did before motherhood. The body visibly and …

Pregnancy

Three Ways That Handwriting With A Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Stephen King purportedly wrote <i>Dreamcatcher</i> in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned <i>The Tales of Beedle the Bard</i> — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome sold for almost $4M at auction. F. Scott Fitzgerald did it, as did Hemingway, Kafka and countless …

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5 Reasons the Cerebellum Is Key to Thriving in a Digital Age

In 1504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the human brain and coined the term <i>cerebellum</i> (Latin for “little brain”) to describe two small brain …

Neurology

Where Is Love Located in the Brain?

No matter what you've heard, you don't love anything with all of your heart. You love from the depths of your ventral tegmental area, your …

How To Improve Your Memory And Concentration

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

Sleep

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Consciousness

Two Kinds of Enlightenment Affect the Brain, Says Dr. Andrew Newberg, And Anyone Can Experience Them

When we start to think about enlightenment we try to divide it into two basic ideas about enlightenment. And one is what I usually refer to as the …

Spirituality

The ghost in my brain: How I found myself again, eight years after concussion

<i>After a car crash in 1999, Clark Elliot felt like he was 'losing it'. Eight years on, recovery seemed unlikely. But inspired by the potential of</i> …

Scientists Have Big Plans for a Newly Mapped "Brain Dictionary"

Recent research from UC Berkeley shows how our brains store and map language.<p>Turns out, our brains aren’t quite as unique as we’d like to believe. …

Why Buying the Latest Apple Gadget Can Feel Like a Religious Experience

Using sneaky psychology to sell tech.<p>If you’ve ever wondered why you can’t resist buying the latest iPhone as soon as it’s released, it may be …

How neuroscientists are learning to read our minds

Neuroscientists are not mind-readers, but they're coming close, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Science</i>. With little more than a …

Bioquark Cleared to Try and Revive Dead Brains

The National Institutes of Health have approved an application from Bioquark to perform a small pilot study that would attempt to rejuvenate the …

There’s A Legitimate Reason You Confuse Your Family Members’ Names With Your Dog’s

You’ve probably called your pet or a family member by the wrong name at some point. It probably makes you feel like a dingus. Thankfully, this is a …

This interactive 3D model shows where your brain responds to different words

If you’ve ever wondered where exactly words are in your brain, scientists from the University of California at Berkeley have something to show you. In a paper published Wednesday (April 27) in the journal Nature (paywall), researchers describe the results of an experiment where they had test …

University of California

Sleep-Wake Cycle Controlled by Salts in the Brain

<b>Danish research is behind a new epoch-making discovery, which may prove decisive to future brain research. The level of salts in the brain plays a</b> …

Donald Trump feels your anger and anxiety: How neuroscience helps explain Trump’s triumphs

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>Trump’s actions and rhetoric take advantage of how our brains are wired<p>Gleb Tsipursky<p>April 23, 2016 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Despite desperate opposition from the Republican establishment, Trump has dominated the primary process, most recently with his decisive victory in New …

Donald Trump

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

The theory of antimemories could help explain many cognitive problems in the brain such as autism and schizophrenia.<p>One of the most intriguing …

IBM's resistive computing could massively accelerate AI - and get us closer to Asimov's Positronic Brain - ExtremeTech

IBM’s resistive computing could massively accelerate AI — and get us closer to Asimov’s Positronic Brain<p>By on April 1, 2016 at 11:27 am<p>This site may …

The 'Brain-Hacking' Wearable That Promises to Recharge Your Mind

Wearable tech startup Thync says its headband product can reduce stress and give your mood a boost.<p>Electric shock therapy is coming to the masses. If that sentence conjured up disturbing images of, say, Jack Nicholson convulsing in <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest</i>, not to worry. This form of shock …

No, Brain Waves Can’t Explain Politics

If you read Brian Stelter’s recent CNNMoney article, you learned some surprising things about the effects of Donald Trump on the human brain. Namely, …

Brainwaves

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

cienpiesnf/Dollar Photo ClubYou drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being …

Scientists discover neural mechanisms that indicate that we actively forget as we learn

They say that once you’ve learned to ride a bicycle, you never forget how to do it. But new research suggests that while learning, the brain is …

This tech tricks your brain into hearing surround sound

Ambidio wants to give stereo sound a virtual makeover. The Los Angeles-based startup, which has secured investment from Horizons Ventures and …

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How virtual reality developers are using brain science to trick you

You may doubt that you’ll ever fall for the illusion of virtual reality, but your brain is already working against you.<p>Kimberly Voll has a Ph.D. in …

Brain hacking is real, and it’s given this paralyzed man the ability to move again

As you’re reading this sentence, hundreds of millions of neurons are firing in your brain, controlling your behavior and actions. The electrical …

How a $6 Childhood Toy Finally Taught Me How to Meditate

It sounded gimmicky, but also too fascinating to miss.<p>I've <i>tried</i> meditation, trust me. I've downloaded the meditation apps. I've attended meditation classes. I've even tried a fancy EEG-powered headband meant to train my brain to quiet itself. Blame New York City, blame the noise, blame my mind …

What happens in our brains when we hallucinate? - Science News - ABC News

Voices in your head? Visions of things that aren't there? You don't have to have schizophrenia or take LSD to have a hallucination, and they don't …

The neuroscience of ADHD

<i>Mitch Blunt</i><p>Half of the American preschoolers diagnosed with ADHD are given drugs to treat the symptoms. Is that necessary? Is there another …