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How The Brain Affects Quick Judgments In Social Settings
2012-11-13 12:51:09

We make snap judgments about other people all the time, whether we like to admit it or not. In speed dating, this is especially true because we are deciding someone's romantic potential in relatively few seconds.

Meditation Has Lasting Emotional Benefits Says Study
2012-11-13 11:30:10

Researchers have shown that two different types of meditation can offer people lasting emotional benefits by altering the activity of the amygdala.

Math Can Really Hurt
2012-11-02 04:01:41

Some lucky people have a proclivity for number crunching and difficult equations, but for many of us the idea of performing complex calculations is more horrifying than a Friday the 13th movie marathon.

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

A news study reveals that when the brain fires up the network of neurons that allows a person to empathize, the network used for analysis is suppressed.

Researchers Hunt For Mechanisms Of Hypnosis To Better Understand How It Works On Some, And Not On Others
2012-10-04 16:19:47

From the Greek word hypnos, meaning “sleep”, Hypnotherapists are trained in utilizing exercises necessary in bringing about a sense of deep relaxation and an altered state of consciousness.

2012-09-04 10:49:44

You already know it's hard to balance your checkbook while simultaneously reflecting on your past.

2012-08-30 21:41:21

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most common brain disorders, with an estimated 35 million people affected worldwide.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.