Latest Consciousness Stories
Our brain is divided into two hemispheres, which are linked through only a few connections.
A new University of Alberta study says when it comes to goal setting, your unconscious mind can be a great motivator.
Every day we make thousands of tiny predictions â€” when the bus will arrive, who is knocking on the door, whether the dropped glass will break.
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but how do our brains decide when and who we should copy?
An unexpected discovery has led scientists to open an intriguing new window into the human brain, via the visual system.
KAANAPALI, Hawaii, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Authors Eckhart Tolle and Dr. Wayne Dyer both came from depressing beginnings; Dyer was raised in an orphanage in East Detroit while, in Germany, Tolle escaped an angry home by wandering through buildings bombed in WWII.
Brain damage can cause significant changes in behaviour, such as loss of cognitive skills, but also reveals much about how the nervous system deals with consciousness.
PHOENIX, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 3D release of the final Harry Potter film this week, leading visual neuroscientists at Barrow Neurological Institute say 3D illusions not only provide great entertainment, but might also tell us a lot about how our brains function. Top researchers Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD, and Stephen Macknik, PhD, have spent years examining the correlation between vision and the brain.
In the first study of its kind in an animal species that has not passed a critical test of self-recognition, cognitive psychologist Justin J. Couchman of the University at Buffalo has demonstrated that rhesus monkeys have a sense of self-agency -- the ability to understand that they are the cause of certain actions -- and possess a form of self awareness previously not attributed to them.
NAPLES, Fla., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years of research, Tracy Reed, a former Military Interrogator, now a Golf Biomechanic and Mental Game Specialist, has finally found the cause, and more importantly, the cure for the golf slump where nothing works to get it back.
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