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Binaural Beats Brainwave Entrainment

(http://www.superior-mind.com) - scanned by: alyselden over 8 years ago
Binaural beats can be used to entrain your brainwaves to change your state of mind on command. The process uses a well established scientific principle called the frequency following response to cause your current brain waves to change to your des... More>>>
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The perils of ageism

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 9 years ago
it may not just be the elderly who are harmed by ageism. A new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that young, healthy people who stereotype old people may themselves be at risk of heart... More>>>
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"Mind-reading" experiment highlights how brain ...

(http://www.world-science.net) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 9 years ago
New re­search adds to mount­ing ev­i­dence that it’s pos­si­ble to “read” mem­o­ries just by look­ing at brain ac­ti­vity. Ex­pe­ri­menters found that our no­tion of where we are is rec­orded in reg­u­lar pat­terns, con­tra­ry to cur­rent sci­en­t... More>>>
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Canadian scientists read minds with infrared scan

(http://www.eurekalert.org) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 9 years ago
Using optical brain imaging, Bloorview researchers decode preference with 80 percent accuracy More>>>
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Can Blue-Colored Light Prevent Suicide?

(http://psychcentral.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 9 years ago
A. The light color is new and unusual, causing people to act more cautiously in the area (as a person is unsure what to expect in the unusually-lit area). B. Blue is a light color almost universally associated with a police presence, suggesting i... More>>>
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Unlocking the Mysteries of Memory

(http://www.aftau.org) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 9 years ago
During recall, the exact same neurons that had fired while viewing a clip fired once again while the subject was recalling it. Soon, the researchers were able to predict what clip the subjects would recall just by looking at the neurons that lit ... More>>>
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Study finds Internet searches boost brain

(http://www.upi.com) - scanned by: memebox over 9 years ago
Searching the Internet exercises the brains of older people by activating their neural circuitry, says UCLA's Memory & Aging Research Center. Internet searches activate regions in the brain that control complex reasoning and decision making... More>>>
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Procrastinating Again? How to Kick the Habit

(http://www.sciam.com) - scanned by: christinep over 9 years ago
Research has indicated that 80 to 95 percent of college students are procrastinators. To me, this isn't very shocking because procrastination is a part of the human condition. Follow the link to learn more about how biology plays into the habit, p... More>>>
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Do children believe in God because they're told...

(http://www.guardian.co.uk) - scanned by: Mielle Sullivan over 9 years ago
Children believe because their parents or other adults teach them, right? Unfortunately, the story is not that simple. Fortunately, it is far more interesting. More>>>
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The Lucid Dream Machine

(http://www.videojug.com) - scanned by: Mielle Sullivan over 9 years ago
Video on how to make a gadget that might help you control your dreams. More>>>
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Many Overeat as Stress Levels Increase

(http://news.prnewswire.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 9 years ago
The vicious cycle of stress, overeating and sleep deprivation that manifest during difficult times. More>>>
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Japanese mobiles to offer psychotherapy sessions

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: il pinolo over 9 years ago
A Japanese professor on Wednesday launched what he said was the world's first web-based psychotherapy sessions available via mobile phone, as the country grapples with a growing problem of depression. More>>>
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