Barış Mumyakmaz

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Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

A Cancer Pilgrimage in the Mountains of Japan

<i>We’re pleased to announce that “Ten Disciples,” by Tsutomu Yamagata, is the winner of the 2015 Emerging Asian Photography Grant, a newly established award from the Emaho Foundation.</i><p>The Tamagawa baths, situated in the mountains of Japan’s Akita prefecture, have long been believed to hold medicinal …

The Arab world’s wealthiest nations are doing next to nothing for Syria’s refugees

The world has been transfixed in recent weeks by the unfolding refugee crisis in Europe, an influx of migrants unprecedented since World War II. Their plight was chillingly highlighted on Wednesday in the image of a drowned Syrian toddler, his lifeless body lying alone on a Turkish beach.<p>A fair …

IOC sets up $2m fund for refugee crisis

International Olympic Committee follows example of German football club Bayern Munich.<p>The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to set up a $2m fund as the refugee crisis grips Europe.<p>Tens of thousands have fled the Syrian conflict in recent weeks, crossing via Turkey and Greece on …

Migrants Arrive In Austria, Germany After Being Bused To Border

<b>Updated at 2:35 p.m. ET</b><p>German police say that about 450 migrants from Hungary have arrived at a train station in Munich after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would not limit the number of asylum seekers allowed in.<p>Thousands more arrived in Austria, many en route to Germany, after …

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Focus: How Anesthesia Switches Off Consciousness

Author(s): Philip BallA computer model of a network of neurons shows that a sudden breakdown in the net's ability to transmit information mimics the …

Turkish Soccer Supports Erdogan's War Against the Kurds

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF), in a demonstration of the inseparable ties between sports and politics, has effectively declared its support for renewed Turkish-Kurdish hostilities designed to enhance the prospects of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party in forthcoming snap …

Turkey's G20 presidency becomes casualty of political turmoil | Reuters

* Turkey’s domestic problems have diverted attention<p>* China, Fed policy uppermost on policymakers’ minds<p>By David Dolan and Dasha Afanasieva<p>ANKARA, Sept 1 (Reuters) - When Turkey took over the helm of the G20 this year, it hoped to promote an image of an emerging economic power forging a strategy to …

Testosterone and the brain: New study suggests sex hormones change the way we process language.

However much we’d like to think of gender as a social construct, science suggests that real differences do exist between female and male brains. The …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Mindful Recovery: How to Add Meditation to Your Routine

<b>Zhan zhuang, or standing meditation exercise, has been used as a method of relaxation and health cultivation for thousands of years.</b> The earliest …

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In a way, we all work for Amazon

Maybe it all started with the drone tease. Remember back in 2013, when Amazon CEO<p>Jeff Bezosannounced plans to someday make deliveries via "Octocopters," which would pick up packages from an Amazon fulfillment center and deliver them to customers' doorsteps within 30 minutes?<p>What was astonishing …

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

World Calendar: Must-Attend Events in September

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in September:</b><p>Fashion, theater, and art collide in a spectacular display of talent at the <b>World of WearableArt</b> (WOW) awards show <b></b>in <b>Wellington, New Zealand</b>. For four nights, designers from …

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