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How Companies Play On Your Psychology To Tempt You Into Using Their Products

How Companies Play On Your Psychology To Tempt You Into Using Their Products | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Fear and exaggeration. ;
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How to spot a murderer's brain

How to spot a murderer's brain | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Do your genes, rather than your upbringing, determine whether you will become a criminal? And if we can spot people predisposed to crime, should we intervene? Tim Adams reports
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Learning Music Early On Helps Brain Development - Science News - redOrbit

Learning Music Early On Helps Brain Development - Science News - redOrbit | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Getting your child involved in a music program from an early age can help them develop stronger connections in their brain, according to a new study.
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Agile Practitioners Aren’t Supposed to Use Flamethrowers – Are They? | Agile Zone

Agile Practitioners Aren’t Supposed to Use Flamethrowers – Are They? | Agile Zone | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Have you ever been in a flamethrower war? I sincerely hope you have never been in one like the picture, but if you have been there serving for the US armed...
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Agile and work aren't zero sum games.

 

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The Neuroscience Of Why Gratitude Makes Us Healthier

The Neuroscience Of Why Gratitude Makes Us Healthier | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
If you invest in a way of seeing the world that is mean and frustrated, you're going to get a world that is more mean and frustrating. But if you can find any authentic reason to give thanks, then you'll be better off.
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Bullying – A Rational Choice | Brain Blogger

Bullying – A Rational Choice | Brain Blogger | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
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Interesting article taking a more holistic look at bullying, understanding the rationale behind it and it is a societial issue - not an individual one.

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Study Finds Brain System for Emotional Self-Control

Study Finds Brain System for Emotional Self-Control | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Different brain areas are activated when we choose to suppress an emotion, compared to when we are instructed to inhibit an emotion, according a new study from the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuros...
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Train Yourself to Be an Optimist: 4 Steps

Optimistic people are happier, healthier, more successful, and have longer lives. You can be one of them.
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Toddlers Sometimes Know Better - Health News - redOrbit

Toddlers Sometimes Know Better - Health News - redOrbit | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
With age, comes wisdom, and even the wisest people in the world know there is always more to learn, even from a three-year-old.
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The Walking Dead, mirror neurons, and empathy

The Walking Dead, mirror neurons, and empathy | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Psychologist Jamie Madigan examines the neuroscience of one reason why The Walking Dead is so effective at eliciting empathy from players -- starting with a study on tiny Italian monkeys.
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Fearless brain-damaged patients are terrified of suffocation

Fearless brain-damaged patients are terrified of suffocation | Brain, emotions and neuroscience | Scoop.it
Mo Costandi: People who lack a brain structure thought to be critical for fear can still experience the emotion
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Interesting, experiencing fear doesn't soley rely on the amygdala but changes in body chemistry such as rising blood acidity can trigger feelings of intense fear too.

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