Christopher Payne

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Your Brain Sees Even When You Don't

The unconscious processing abilities of the human brain are estimated at roughly 11 million pieces of information per second. Compare that to the estimate for conscious processing: about 40 pieces per second.*<p>Our conscious processing capacity isn’t insignificant, but clearly it’s just a retention …

Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress

Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function, …

Neuroscience

Reading can help save your memory: It slows decline in brain power say scientists

• Reading or doing crosswords at any age could slow decline in brain power<br>• Study found decline is cut by 32% with frequent mental activity in later …

Remembering to Forget

<b>New research suggests that it is possible to suppress emotional autobiographical memories. The study published this month by psychologists at the</b> …

How Words Affect our Brains

The human brain has evolved over six millions years. The most primitive parts of our brain operate at a deeply unconscious level, and influence a …

HOW WE DECIDE: mind-blowing neuroscience of decision-making

Jonah Lehrer's How We Decide is the latest in a series of popular neuroscience books (Brain Rules, Stumbling on Happiness, Mind Wide Open, The Brain …

How Fear Can Be Our Friend

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face… You must do the thing you think you …

Depressed? Your "SEEKING" System Might Not Be Working: A Conversation with Neuroscientist Jaak Panksepp

Jaak Panksepp, the inventor of the term "affective neuroscience", is regarded as a radical in his field, with ground-breaking insights into emotional issues ranging from depression to playfulness. What makes him radical? First, his study of animal emotions, and his data-supported assertion that …

How to read a lot of books

My girlfriend says I have a thing for books.<p>I probably spend more money on books than any other expense aside from food. Walking into a bookstore …

Productivity