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The right meditation can literally reshape your brain

Contemplative exercise can improve your life by refining your mind, so it’s worth trying. But it’s also worth knowing what will work for your particular purposes.<p>An Oct. 4 study in Science Advances (pdf), led by neuroscientist Sofie Valk at the Max Planck Institute for Human and Cognitive Brain …

Mindfulness

How a DNA revolution has decoded the origins of our humanity

This is the genetic equivalent of uncovering the great library of Alexandria Johannes Krausse, scientist<p>Scientists made a remarkable discovery at Trou Al’Wesse in Belgium earlier this year. Inside a cave that overlooks the Hoyoux river they found clear evidence it had been occupied by Neanderthals …

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Brain Cells From Pigs Implanted Into Human Brains to Treat Parkinson's

Neurochemical Reboot<p>New Zealand biotech company Living Cell Technologies has developed a treatment for Parkinson’s disease using choroid plexus cells …

Neuroscience

Religion can have same effect on the brain as taking drugs, study finds

Religious experiences have a similar effect on the brain as taking drugs, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at the University of Utah used MRI …

Why psychology lost its soul: everything comes from the brain

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to …

Consciousness

Neuroscientists just isolated the part of the brain that controls free will - ExtremeTech

By on July 19, 2016 at 4:17 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Free will might have been the …

Denmark reinvents lessons for reluctant learners

<b>How do you get young adults back into education if they dropped out and had a negative experience of learning?</b><p>How do you show those who failed first time round that the door is still open? How do you get out-of-work youngsters to decide that it's worth their while to get qualifications?<p>Reaching out …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Nearly 6% of Americans suffer from a mental illness doctors barely understand

As she wrote in an article for Newsday, some days she would be bedridden, unable to eat or speak to anyone; other times she would lash out in anger at people she cared about, or cut herself to feel some relief from her emotional pain.<p>"My daughter is losing her grip on reality, and I've never been …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

Ending Addiction for Good

If you want healthier kids, with more resilience and better mental health, get them off screens and outdoors.<p>Why not make a New Year's resolution you …

Are we meant to be monogamous? Why people cheat, and the appeal of open relationships

Up until two hundred years ago, couples generally married for proof of genetic monogamy, in order to pass down their sheep or their farmland. This …

Hearing voices? Don't assume that means schizophrenia

For many people hearing voices is synonymous with schizophrenia and severe mental illness. But is this always the case?<p>We’ve known for a long time …

Mental Health

How Children Become Narcissists

What makes people narcissistic? Psychologists aren’t sure, but they think parental behavior is likely a big part of the story. At the moment, there …

Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety and Depression

Michael Forrester, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Mindfulness is “the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, …

I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

What people single out as perfect instances of being in love and true love does not reflect the love that exists in real love relationships.<p>In a …

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15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Mind, Body and Sport: Sleeping disorders

<i>By Michael Grandner</i><p>There’s a reason most people spend about one-third of their lives asleep. Sleep is not a passive state of rest, but an active …

A chilling new post-traumatic stress disorder: Why drone pilots are quitting in record numbers

A raft of data suggest our remote-controlled war games are taking a steep psychological toll on their players<p>Pratap Chatterjee<p>March 6, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The U.S. drone war across much of the Greater Middle East and parts of Africa is in crisis and not …

Drones

How our brains create ‘mental time travel’

Sometimes, we recall memories that are rich in details about the time and place of an original experience—neuroscientists call this “mental time …

Time Travel

Introverts Like Mountains, Extroverts Like The Beach

The stereotype of the quiet, introspective mountain loner and the beach-going partier may have truth to it: These different personalities are drawn to different physical terrains, according to new research.<p>The investigation, presented at a meeting of the Society for Personality and Social …

Neuroscientist Describes Cases Of Out of Body Experiences

Scientific knowledge is expanding every day at an exponential rate, and the implications of new developments, particularly those that challenge the …

Maslow's hierarchy of needs

<b>Maslow's hierarchy of needs</b> is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in <i>Psychological</i> …

Recovering Resilience: 7 Methods For Becoming Mentally Stronger

Stress affects people in all different ways – or at least, different people respond to it very differently. For some, it rolls off quickly, and they rebound in a reasonable amount of time. For others, it “sticks” and it takes much longer to recover, if ever. This is because people’s mental …

TV election debates: Tories go to war over BBC's 'institutional arrogance'

Senior Tories are furious with the BBC for attempting to 'dictate' the terms of the TV debates ahead of the General Election<p>The BBC is facing accusations of "institutional arrogance" after threatening to press ahead with televised election debates without the Prime Minister.<p>David Cameron has …