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Human Brain Loses Billions of Neurons in New Analysis

Human Brain Loses Billions of Neurons in New Analysis | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Did the whole human race just got a little dumber?
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Scientists search for source of creativity

Scientists search for source of creativity | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Researchers are working to pin down the exact source of creativity in the brain -- and have found that the left hemisphere of your brain, thought to be the logic and math portion, actually plays a critical role in creative thinking.
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What determines the capacity of short-term memory?

What determines the capacity of short-term memory? | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Short-term memory plays a crucial role in how our consciousness operates. Several years ago a hypothesis has been formulated, according to which capacity of short-term memory depends in a special way on two cycles of brain electric activity.
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Scientists measure dream content for the first time: Dreams activate the brain in a similar way to real actions

Scientists measure dream content for the first time: Dreams activate the brain in a similar way to real actions | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
The ability to dream is a fascinating aspect of the human mind. However, how the images and emotions that we experience so intensively when we dream form in our heads remains a mystery. Up to now it has not been possible to measure dream content.
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Music and Pain Relief | Psychology Today

Music and Pain Relief | Psychology Today | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Can music heal the body, as well as the soul? By Jeanette Bicknell, Ph.D....
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The Power Of The Mind: How To Train Yourself To Be More Successful

The Power Of The Mind: How To Train Yourself To Be More Successful | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
How can you use the latest discoveries in brain science to improve your life? Here are some techniques.
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A workout program for your brain

A workout program for your brain | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it

"Vacation Brain".... "Lake Head"  find out what it means and what it has to do with your IQ.

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Telling the Story of the Brain’s Cacophony of Competing Voices

Telling the Story of the Brain’s Cacophony of Competing Voices | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Michael S. Gazzaniga, after a long career at the top of his field, is spelling out a cautionary tale about the uses of neuroscience in society.
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Source found for immune system effects on learning, memory

Immune system cells of the brain, which scavenge pathogens and damaged neurons, are also key players in memory and learning, according to new research by neuroscientists.
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The Brainology® Program: Cultivate a Growth Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

The Brainology® Program: Cultivate a Growth Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D. | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Brainology is an online interactive program in which middle school students learn about how the brain works, how to strengthen their own brains, and how to better approach their own learning.
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The Work/Life Balance Myth | Psychology Today

The Work/Life Balance Myth | Psychology Today | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Does work/life balance exist? By Paula Davis-Laack, J.D., MAPP...
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Singing after stroke? Why rhythm and formulaic phrases may be more important than melody

Singing after stroke? Why rhythm and formulaic phrases may be more important than melody | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
After a left-sided stroke, many individuals suffer from serious speech disorders but are often able to sing complete texts relatively fluently. Researchers have now demonstrated that it is not singing itself that is the key.
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BPS Research Digest: Introducing "enclothed cognition" - how what we wear affects how we think

BPS Research Digest: Introducing "enclothed cognition" - how what we wear affects how we think | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it

What you wear can affect performance.

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Is there a general motivation center in the depths of the brain? | e! Science News

A team coordinated by Mathias Pessiglione, Inserm researcher at the "Centre de recherche en neurosciences de la Pitié Salpêtrière" (Inserm/UPMC-Université Pierre and Marie Curie/CNRS) have identified the part of the brain driving motivation during...
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Situations Matter: How Context Shapes Our Lives

Situations Matter: How Context Shapes Our Lives | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Debunking the myth of character, or what sitcoms have to do with the mysteries of personality.
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The Branded Mind by Erik du Plessis | Futurelab – We are marketing and customer strategy consultants with a passion for profit and innovation.

The Branded Mind by Erik du Plessis | Futurelab – We are marketing and customer strategy consultants with a passion for profit and innovation. | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Book Review – The Branded Mind: What Neuroscience Really Tells Us about the Puzzle of the Brain and the Brand by Erik du Plessis. If you are tired o...
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Patterns of new DNA letter in brain suggest distinct function

Patterns of new DNA letter in brain suggest distinct function | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
In 2009, the DNA alphabet expanded. Scientists discovered that an extra letter or "sixth nucleotide" was surprisingly abundant in DNA from stem cells and brain cells.
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Futurity.org – To perform better, focus on ‘we’ not ‘me’

Futurity.org – To perform better, focus on ‘we’ not ‘me’ | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities...
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It takes two: Brains come wired for cooperation, neuroscientist asserts

It takes two: Brains come wired for cooperation, neuroscientist asserts | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
The brain was built for cooperative activity, whether it be dancing on a TV reality show, building a skyscraper or working in an office.
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Scientists chart gene expression in the brain across lifespan

The "switching on" of specific genes in the human genome is what makes each human tissue and each human being unique. A new study found that many gene expression changes that occur during fetal development are reversed immediately after birth.
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Daniel Kahneman: How cognitive illusions blind us to reason

Daniel Kahneman: How cognitive illusions blind us to reason | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
Why do Wall Street traders have such faith in their powers of prediction, when their successes are largely down to chance?
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Adweek's Chip Bayers Explores Neuromarketing | Adweek

Adweek's Chip Bayers Explores Neuromarketing | Adweek | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it

Interesting piece on Marketing, Neuroscience and fMRI - what are your customers thinking?

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Soulseeds » Blog Archive » A Self-Aware Brain Makes It Easier to Change Your Behavior by Sian Beilock

Soulseeds » Blog Archive » A Self-Aware Brain Makes It Easier to Change Your Behavior by Sian Beilock | Brain Momentum | Scoop.it
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