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This is your brain on pot: Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

BELMONT — Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a …

Cannabis

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

A famous yoga teacher reveals some simple moves to help you sleep better

In fact, more than 25% of the US population doesn't get enough sleep, while 10% suffer from chronic insomnia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Insufficient sleep puts us at risk of heart disease, obesity, depression and other chronic diseases and conditions.<p>But as it …

So You Want to Meditate? Here's the Simple Way to Start

When it comes to meditation, we all start out as rookies. There are so many different ways to get started and it can certainly be confusing with all …

The 9 Daily Steps Guaranteed to Shift Your Mindset

The nine daily measures you need to master your mindset.<p>Becoming a master at anything requires laser focus, awareness, and positive action daily. Mastering your mindset is no different.<p>If you don't quite know where to start, you can use these nine daily steps to rapidly shift your mindset.<p>1. Check …

3 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Bed For Better Sleep

This article looks at the link between yoga and deep sleep, exploring the benefits of three specific poses in the process.

Yoga

Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

Big Data Sleuths Uncover Clues to the Roots of Depression

Scientists will never find a single gene for depression—nor two, nor 20. But among the 20,000 human genes and the hundreds of thousands of proteins …

Why IQ matters more than grit

How to think about intelligence — a conversation with an IQ researcher.<p>Intelligence quotient — or IQ — can be an awkward topic.<p>As I wrote yesterday, there's a mountain of research showing that it's a genuinely powerful predictor of your health, prosperity, and well-being. But because IQ is …

If You Think Building Habits Can Help You Reach Goals, This Will Change Your Mind

Usually when we want to achieve something, we try hard to build some habits, as we’re told that habits are the fundamentals of success. However, if …

Self Control

DMT Is the Next Big Hallucinogenic Drug. What Is It, and What Does It Do to Your Brain?

If you look through user testimonials about tripping on ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic tea containing the psychedelic compound DMT, the stories are …

The brain needs cleaning to stay healthy - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Research led by the Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), and the Ikerbasque Foundation has …

Harvard Research Shows How the Cerebellum Regulates Thoughts

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 …