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Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.08.2016 | Science

Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-t...

Brain Scans Could One Day Predict Depression Relapse

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Scientists studying people with depression say brain scans could be used to predict who is most likely to relapse, an approach that could help doctors...

The Scent Your Dog Loves Most

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Here's a neat new scientific finding for dog lovers - did you know your scent activates the pleasure centers in your pet's brain? According to neuroec...

Could A Brain Scan Reveal Who Is On Your Mind?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.01.2014 | Science

Scientists have now used brain scanners to hack into our thoughts like never before. After scanning the brains of men and women who were looking at...

Scans Reveal Big Difference In Male, Female Brains

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Men aren't from Mars and women aren't from Venus, but their brains really are wired differently, a new study suggests. The research, which involved i...

Can Brain Scans Predict Criminal Behavior? From Alan Alda (WATCH)

Posted 09.16.2013 | Home

Is it possible to predict criminal behavior? When Alan Alda joined me on Mondays With Marlo, he told me about a new brain scan that is being used to i...

Big Bird, Brain Scans Yield Clues About Learning Disabilities

Posted 01.06.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/04/2013 09:46 AM EST on LiveScience Children are not the only ones who can learn from Big B...

Neuroscience, Meet Conceptual Art

Carl Schoonover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carl Schoonover

In making the case for the raw aesthetic appeal of neuroscience data, I focus on the powerful ideas that have given us this striking visual vocabulary.

Humans Still Evolving As Brain Shrinks

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Evolution in humans is commonly thought to have essentially stopped in recent times. But there are plenty of examples that the human race is still evo...