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Even if you’re an introvert, your brain is thinking about social situations. According to a new study, even when not being social, your brain in attuned for social learning and is constantly encoding new information. “We’ve known for a while that brain regions associated with social thinking engage rest but we really never understood why….

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Your memories are in sync. According to research, memories are stored in the hippocampus a little differently than previously thought. “Previous research suggested that brain cells were ‘re-mapped’ in making distinctions between memories of similar and distinct experiences…however, it’s clear from our results that neuron activity, is in fact, synchronous — like a flock of…

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Good thing I’m not like my sister. According to a new study, individuals who are related to those affected by obsessive-compulsive disorder show higher brain activity in areas controlling attention when exposed to OCD triggers. “This indicates that the brain function of people with OCD is a product of currently having the disorder, and unrelated…

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The more stressed you are, the less likely you are to plan for your future. But why is that? Well according to research, when our cognitive resources are dominated by current, stressful situations, it is much more difficult to plan for the future. This all relates to level of level of self-control. Within this study, researchers…

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