Latest Consciousness Stories

Human Brain Can Only Process So Much Information At Once
2012-10-31 05:07:15

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even the most intelligent, complex brains can be taken by a swindler's story, a new study from Case Western Reserve University shows, even stories that prove false upon a second look. The new study, published online in the journal NeuroImage, reveals that when the brain fires up the network of neurons that allows a person to empathize, the network used for analysis is suppressed. Our ability to appreciate the human cost of our action...

Spatial Perception Influenced By Fear
2012-10-29 05:41:33

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When it comes to providing an objective account of the world around us, the human brain can be a notoriously inaccurate and biased reporter. Scholarly literature in the fields of psychology and neuroscience are full of studies that demonstrate how the brain 'fudges' the picture of reality with which it presents our conscious mind, often favoring a useful or convenient interpretation of our surroundings over a strictly accurate one....

ESP May Be Physical Instead Of Mental
2012-10-24 12:08:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Do you ever feel like you just have a really good feeling about something happening? Well, according to a new study, you actually may be predicting the future. Scientists wrote in the current edition of Frontiers in Perception Science that our bodies are able to anticipate the near future. The team already knew that our subconscious minds know more than our conscious minds, and physiological measures of subconscious arousal show up...

2012-10-23 14:06:20

New Northwestern analysis focuses on 'pre-feelings' and ability to anticipate the near future Wouldn't it be amazing if our bodies prepared us for future events that could be very important to us, even if there's no clue about what those events will be? Presentiment without any external clues may, in fact, exist, according to new Northwestern University research that analyzes the results of 26 studies published between 1978 and 2010. Researchers already know that our subconscious...

Dark Chocolate Lovers Can Take Bitter Better
2012-08-31 09:50:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the digital age, foodies abound. More and more individuals are taking photos of their food, blogging about dishes, and are proud of having a delicate palate. This palate may be extended to those who love eating dark chocolate. In particular, a group of Penn State food scientists found that people who like to consume dark chocolate can take on a variety of bitter flavors before rejection, more than fans of milk chocolate. The...

Visual Awareness Improved Through Rhythmic Oscillations In Brain
2012-08-29 15:40:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Rhythmic oscillations in the brain provide heightened visual awareness that, when controlled, could help improve visual processing in critical environments such as air traffic control towers and nuclear power plants, according to a new study by the Beckman Institute. Using periodic visual stimuli and electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings, the researchers found they could precisely time the brain´s natural oscillations to...

2012-07-10 23:01:53

Rev. Hope Johnson, founder of Miracle Botanicals shares breakthrough information as to why most relationships fail, and how to use pure essential oil to help create more relational harmony. Pahoa, HI (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 New insight into the nature of Life, published on http://www.thewaytotheway.com reveals that happy relationships don´t automatically happen to people. According to Hope Johnson, relationship expert at Miracle Botanicals, Prosperity Formula can play an important role...

2012-07-09 23:01:00

Three day conference to be held in Los Angeles will discuss Geo-Engineering and how it relates to Global Warming and Weather Modification Programs. (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Are Geo-Engineers playing God with our weather? That question and many others will be pondered during three days of discussion centered on science, action plans and solutions at the Consciousness Beyond Chemtrails Conference to be held from August 17 — 19, 2012, at the historic 1250+ seat Ebell Theater in Los Angeles...

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