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9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Study Skills

Experiment Finds No Evidence the Universe Is a Hologram (But It Still Might Be)

One inconclusive experiment doesn't mean we're any closer to understanding the nature of space-time.<p>The world's first experiment designed to look for evidence that the universe exists as a hologram has found nothing to suggest that is the case.<p>But not-so-fast, Matrix naysayers: The result, …

Testing the Holographic Universe

The job of theoretical physicists is describing the universe – a complex, subtle, and extremely weird place from a human perspective. It seems weird …

Physics

The Science of How to Consciously Control the Immune System- Training the Mind

Like a real life superhero, a man named Wim Hof has achieved unbelievable feats that have earned him the formidable <b>nickname ‘The Ice Man’ and taken</b> …

Why we should stop worrying about our wandering minds

Daydreaming has a bad reputation, but neuroscientists are beginning to realise that a wandering mind is not only typical – it might be beneficial.<p>Sit down, relax and think of nothing. Struggling? There might be a good reason why your mind seems to wander even when you try very hard to switch off: …

The Most Powerful Food Combinations

Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day …

The tantalizing links between gut microbes and the brain

Nearly a year has passed since Rebecca Knickmeyer first met the participants in her latest study on brain development. Knickmeyer, a neuroscientist …

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The Value of an End of the Week "Brain Dump"

One of my favorite things to do on a lazy Friday afternoon (when I <i>should</i> be working, but I have a few posts already done in advance and my mind is …

The Brains of Sexist People Might Literally Look Different, New Study Finds

We tend to chalk this up to our patriarchal, even misogynistic, culture, but could it really be that some of us are hard-wired to think this …

This British Lord claimed that pornography shrinks your brain

Speaking in his capacity as "a doctor," Lord McColl cited a study by the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Psychiatric University Hospital Charité at St Hedwig Hospital to claim that "constant pornography consumption can reduce the size of parts of the brain."<p>It appears that Lord …

House of Lords

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

Time Management

Why Do Supermassive Black Holes Erupt?

Astronomers are dragging the inner workings of black holes out into the light.<p>The powerful X-ray flares seen erupting from supermassive black holes …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Mysterious Dark Matter May Not Always Have Been Dark

Dark matter particles may have interacted extensively with normal matter long ago, when the universe was very hot, a new study suggests.<p>The nature of …

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MIND diet includes variety of healthy foods, is safe for most

<b><br>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> What exactly is the MIND diet, and can it really help prevent dementia? Is it a healthy diet for everyone?<p><b>ANSWER:</b> The MIND diet is …