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May

10

May

If I thought it, it must be right. Well according to new research, that mindset for your own beliefs actually produces a “involuntary mental process”, which occurs when “responding to statements that correspond with an already held viewpoint.” A study led by Dr. Michael Gilead, head of the Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at BGU, analyzed…

08

May

In a way, your the neurons in your brain are like a lightswitch, turning on and off for certain connections. This effect all depends on a particular molecule in your brain that determines whether neighboring neurons decide to make a strong connection or not. “We’ve shown here that one molecule can both repel unproductive contacts…

07

May

04

May

You stand up to perform a speech in front of an audience. Your hands shake, there is sweat on your brow. But weirdly enough, your brain is bound to help you perform better with people watching you. New research states that when “people know they are being observed, there are parts of the brain associated…

04

May

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May

01

May

Our dreams can say a lot about us. But according to new research, when an individual has a lucid dream (which is an intense dream that the person can often control), they are reported to be less “distressed overall”. To evaluate this, researchers studied 187 undergraduate students that participated in a sleep diary study. They…

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Apr

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Apr