Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century)
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Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century)
Um olhar sobre os fenômenos culturais do século XXI
(A look at the cultural phenomena of the XXI Century)
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How Your Brain Experiences the Passage of Time

How Your Brain Experiences the Passage of Time | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Scientists have located a specific set of neurons that indicate how time passes, confirming that the brain plays an essential role in how we experience the passage of time.


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Bankers and the neuroscience of greed

Bankers and the neuroscience of greed | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

- The Guardian

The unconstrained power of bankers acts like a drug on their brain's reward system, creating insatiable appetites...


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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 5, 2012 11:55 AM
this is strong
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Forget the hype: how close are we to a ‘forgetting pill’?

Forget the hype: how close are we to a ‘forgetting pill’? | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

I've been a little disconcerted by the recent appearance in the popular science press of a number of articles seeming to claim that we're just around the corner from being able to erase painful or traumatic memories


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Heaven Is Real: A Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife

Heaven Is Real: A Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it
When a neurosurgeon found himself in a coma, he experienced things he never thought possible—a journey to the afterlife.

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How is our consciousness connected to the world?

How is our consciousness connected to the world? | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

How is our consciousness connected to the world?
Explore the unconscious functions of the brain with visual illusions and mysterious perceptual phenomena.


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Empathy cells found in monkey brains

Empathy cells found in monkey brains | Cultura de massa no Século XXI (Mass Culture in the XXI Century) | Scoop.it

Researchers have uncovered rare brain cells in monkeys, which can be tied to self-awareness and empathy in humans.

 

Max Planck scientists found that the anterior insular cortex is a small brain region that plays a crucial role in human self-awareness and in related neuropsychiatric disorders. An exclusive cell type – the Von Economo Neuron (VEN) – is located there.


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