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2013-06-11 23:31:23

Brain World Magazine's summer issue on Sex and Immortality is out with articles agelessness and the pleasure centers of the brain. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013

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2011-07-07 12:10:00

According to scientists, the secret of beauty may lie in the medial orbito frontal cortex, which is the area of the brain just behind the eyes.

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2008-10-29 16:46:23

Scientists at University College London (UCL) may have finally found an answer to explain the fine line between love and hate.

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2005-04-01 06:30:00

In a springtime sort of story, researchers say they've used advanced scanning methods to pinpoint the region of the brain where feelings of trust arise. Turns out those emotions are nestled in the same area as the most powerful springtime feeling of all -- love.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.