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4 Ways Meditation Will Improve Your Brain

You're just a few weeks away from a better mind, body and work life.

B vitamins may boost cognitive ability in older adults: Study

Twelve weeks of daily consumption of the B vitamin supplements were also associated with lower levels of depression and decreased levels of the amino …

This device can tell doctors just how conscious you are

How conscious are you? It seems like an unanswerable question. But new research from the University of Cambridge claims to be able to measure exactly …

This Brain-Reading Tool Can Teach You A New Skill In No Time

By measuring how hard the brain is working, the BACh system knows when to give a learner new information.<p>Beste Yuksel could soon put a lot of piano teachers out of work.<p>The Ph.D candidate at Tufts University in Massachusetts has created a tool that helps students learn the instrument faster and …

'World Happiest Man' Literally Bends The Scales Of Brain Activity While Meditating In A Laboratory

<b>“Ricard sees living a good life, and showing compassion, not as a religious edict revealed from on high, but as a practical route to happiness.”</b><p>A …

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How to Mathematically Measure Consciousness

How can we measure the phenomenon of human consciousness?<p>A month ago I was being introduced for the public presentation of my neuroscience PhD …

Metabolic syndrome tied to cognitive impairment risk

In a group of cognitively normal adults age 55 and older in Singapore, those with certain cardiovascular risk factors were more likely than others to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia over a six year period.<p>The risk factors - known collectively as the metabolic syndrome - include large …

Let’s avoid the argument

interviews<p>Let’s avoid the argument<p>One aspect of the interview process that we must remember to avoid is arguing with your subject. Many times this is …

Brain power

As brain stimulation finds non-medical uses, now is the time to consider its implications.<p>It is a cautionary tale for twenty-first-century medicine. …

Harvard Research Team Reveals The Shocking 'Superhuman' Abilities Of The Tibetan Monks

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various …

How Altruistic is Your Brain?

Many scholars have argued that we humans are a morally flawed species, concerned only about ourselves. Without religious doctrine and strict ethical …

8 Easy Ways To Instantly Boost Your Confidence

When you’ve got an overflowing plate, it’s easy to toss those non-essential to-dos on the back burner. And if your life is a marathon of sprints from one event to the next, a blue mood bringing you down is the last thing you need.<p>Confidence isn’t a self-sustaining feeling. Rather, it ebbs and flows …

The Right Chemistry: The age-old push for drugs to increase brainpower

We live in a world where people attempt to settle differences with insane wars and acts of terror. We foul our nest with an array of pollutants. We …

Mind In The Natural World: Can Physics Explain It?

Carlo Rovelli's <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics,</i> originally published as a series of essays in an Italian newspaper, was just released in book form in the U.S. on March 1. I read the book by the noted physicist in a single sitting with pleasure and mounting excitement.<p>It is a very clear book and it …

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …