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What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

Consciousness

Dal postcristianesimo alla dimensione spirituale dell’esistenza

Il contributo della letteratura mondiale Nella filosofia e nella letteratura, a partire dagli autori antichi, sono presenti le questioni fondamentali …

Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

14 reasons why reading is good for your health

When we read, not only are we improving memory and empathy, but research has shown that it makes us feel better and more positive too. Science has shown that reading has some amazing health benefits, including helping with depression, cutting stress, and reducing the chances of developing …

Alzheimer's Disease

Six foods that’ll give your brain a boost

<i>By Cara Rosenbloom, Special to The Washington Post</i>If you’ve ever found bliss in a bite of chocolate or smiled when someone offered you a french fry, …

Yale Neuroscientists Can Now Determine Human Intelligence Through Brain Scans

Do you feel like you were born to do something? There is just a certain skill like playing an instrument or sport, or a certain subject, like math, …

The Cocktail Party Effect Is Your Natural Party Trick

Ever noticed that when you really want to, you can eavesdrop on a conversation even if it's happening across a noisy crowded room? It's called the …

The Brain

This is How to be Super Productive Every Day Without Losing Your Mind

<i>“Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.” — </i><b>Peter Drucker</b><p>You will work better when you find and stick …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Computer Science

Brain Structure That Tracks Negative Events Backfires in Depression

<i>Summary: In depressed people, the habenula functions abnormally, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: UCL.<p><b>A region of the brain that responds to bad</b> …