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Attachment Style and Brain Activity in Adolescents

Pascal Vrticka | Posted 07.31.2014 | Science
Pascal Vrticka

Could a teenager's attachment orientation (or attachment style) -- which is established early in life through interactions between children and their primary caregiver(s) -- potentially explain individual differences in how adolescents' brains process social-emotional information?

How Magic Mushrooms Alter Your Mind Like A Dream

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of the psychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms have found the human brain displays a similar patter...

The 'Brain App' That's Better Than Spritz

Annie Murphy Paul | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology
Annie Murphy Paul

Spritz makers claim the app allows users to read at staggeringly high rates of speed: 600 or even 1,000 words per minute. However, when we read really fast -- especially in complex or difficult material -- our understanding of the text suffers.

There's No Remote Control For This Toy Helicopter

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2013 | Technology

As if a future filled with unmanned drones hovering overhead wasn't scary enough, here comes a miniature helicopter controlled by someone's mind. T...

Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

It's not in your head: Menopausal brain fog is real. Knowing that your symptoms are "normal" can be a huge relief. After all, the only thing worse than feeling like you are losing your mind is feeling like you are the only one going through the situation.

The Unconscious Mind at Work

James Bursley | Posted 08.19.2013 | Science
James Bursley

What if distractions are actually an important part of one's job performance, productivity and creativity, perhaps even more important than evenings of overtime spent beating one's head against yet another intractable problem?

I Can See What You're Dreaming

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Kelly Sullivan Walden

If we can "see" what we are dreaming, then we can see what we are thinking in our waking lives, as well... I think it can't help but be a catalyst to assist us to become a more empathic, compassionate, aware, even... dare I say, enlightened civilization.

Mysterious DNA Breaks Linked To Thinking, Learning, Memory

Posted 03.25.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/25/2013 07:40 AM EDT on LiveScience Brain activity from experiences as common as exploring...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Obama's Brain Activity Map

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.23.2013 | Science

In his state of the union address on February 12, 2013, President Obama said: "Now, if we want to make the best products, we also have to invest in th...

End-of-Life Brain Activity - A Sign of the Soul?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Deepak Chopra

By Stuart Hameroff, MD and Deepak Chopra, MD The idea that conscious awareness can exist after death, generally referred to as the 'soul', has ...

The Origin of Consciousness: A Conversation With Stuart Hameroff, M.D.

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Deepak Chopra

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Bouncing Back: Why Some People Get Over Spats Quickly

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The results show that after couples fight, those with high activity in a certain outer brain region are less likely to be upset the next day, while th...