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The study of brain in all its complexity
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Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Brain correlates of switching consciousness on and off again

Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Brain correlates of switching consciousness on and off again | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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The Power of Music: Mind Control by Rhythmic Sound | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

The Power of Music: Mind Control by Rhythmic Sound | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
New Orleans, October 16, 2012 - You walk into a bar and music is thumping. All heads are bobbing and feet tapping in synchrony. ...
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How attention helps you remember - MIT News Office

How attention helps you remember - MIT News Office | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
New study finds long-overlooked cells help the brain respond to visual stimuli.
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Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Distinct prefrontal areas regulating cognitive control and value decisions.

Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Distinct prefrontal areas regulating cognitive control and value decisions. | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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Emre Erdogan's curator insight, March 16, 2013 1:41 AM

Mind vs. hearts: different parts of brain are responsible for different

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Mathematics or memory? Study charts collision course in brain

Mathematics or memory? Study charts collision course in brain | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
You already know it's hard to balance your checkbook while simultaneously reflecting on your past. Now, researchers -- having done the equivalent of wire-tapping a hard-to-reach region of the brain -- can tell us how this impasse arises.
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The "Interpreter" in Your Head Spins Stories to Make Sense of the World | Mind & Brain | DISCOVER Magazine

The "Interpreter" in Your Head Spins Stories to Make Sense of the World | Mind & Brain | DISCOVER Magazine | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Our left hemisphere tweaks the facts and allows us to feel like we’re in charge, experiments with split-brain patients reveal. . Visit Discover Magazine to read this article and other exclusive science and technology news stories.
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Sharrock's curator insight, April 16, 2013 7:38 AM

Is "teaching" really a way to tell stories?

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Microbes manipulate your mind

Microbes manipulate your mind | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Mo Costandi: Bacteria in your gut may be influencing your thoughts and moods, raising the possibility that probiotics could be used to treat psychiatric illnesses...
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Color Plays Musical Chairs In the Brain | Think Tank | Big Think

Color Plays Musical Chairs In the Brain | Think Tank | Big Think | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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Neuroscience and Moral Responsibility

Neuroscience and Moral Responsibility | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A look at whether anomalies in the brain can let us off the hook for certain behavior.
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What’s a voxel and what can it tell us? A primer on fMRI | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

What’s a voxel and what can it tell us? A primer on fMRI | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
At right is a picture of someone's brain as seen through functional magnetic resonance imaging or fMRI. This particular subject is taxing his neurons with a ...
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Scientists Read Dreams: Scientific American

Scientists Read Dreams: Scientific American | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Brain scans during sleep were successfully used to decode some of the visual content of subjects' dreams...
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'Google of the brain' neuroimaging project receives $2.5 million NIH grant: IU News Room: Indiana University

'Google of the brain' neuroimaging project receives $2.5 million NIH grant: IU News Room: Indiana University | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Indiana University Bloomington cognitive scientist Michael Jones, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Colorado, University of Texas at Austin and Washington University in St.
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The Marketplace in Your Brain - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Marketplace in Your Brain - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Scientists have identified brain regions that decide what’s valuable. Why are most economists ignoring them?
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Neuroscience: Idle minds

Neuroscience: Idle minds | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists are trying to work out why the brain does so much when it seems to be doing nothing at all.
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Making Choices: How Your Brain Decides | Healthland | TIME.com

Making Choices: How Your Brain Decides | Healthland | TIME.com | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Every day, we face thousands of decisions both major and minor — from whether to eat that decadent chocolate cupcake to when to pursue a new romantic relationship or to change careers.
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Combat Stress in Afghanistan Could Alter Soldiers’ Long-term Neural Makeup

Combat Stress in Afghanistan Could Alter Soldiers’ Long-term Neural Makeup | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A new study finds returning combat soldiers perform worse on an attention-draining task and experience long-term changes to their brains...
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Inception helmet creates alternative reality

Inception helmet creates alternative reality | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Mo Costandi: Substitutional Reality system could be used to study cognitive dysfunction in psychiatric patients...
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Consciousness Is Everywhere

Consciousness Is Everywhere | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The belief in human exceptionalism, so strongly rooted in the Judeo-Christian view of the world, flies in the face of all evidence for the structural and behavioral continuity between animals and people.
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Does Self-Awareness Require a Complex Brain? | Brainwaves, Scientific American Blog Network

Does Self-Awareness Require a Complex Brain? | Brainwaves, Scientific American Blog Network | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The computer, smartphone or other electronic device on which you are reading this article has a rudimentary brain—kind of.* It has highly organized electrical circuits that ...
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Octopuses Gain Consciousness (According to Scientists’ Declaration) | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific American Blog Network

Octopuses Gain Consciousness (According to Scientists’ Declaration) | Octopus Chronicles, Scientific American Blog Network | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Elephants cooperate to solve problems. Chimpanzees teach youngsters to make tools. Even octopuses seem to be able to plan. So should we humans really be surprised ...
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Brain might not stand in the way of free will - life - 06 August 2012 - New Scientist

Brain might not stand in the way of free will - life - 06 August 2012 - New Scientist | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A classic experiment that suggests the brain is aware of our urge to act spontaneously before we are might have been misinterpreted...
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‘Neural fingerprints’ of memory associations allow ‘mind reading’ | KurzweilAI

‘Neural fingerprints’ of memory associations allow ‘mind reading’ | KurzweilAI | Cognitive Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers have begun to show that it is possible to use brain recordings to reconstruct aspects of an image or movie clip someone is viewing, a sound...
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