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How Neuroscience Will Fight Five Age-Old Afflictions

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Rewiring the brain to battle seizures, blindness, and more


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Read this interesting Article to learn how Medical Technology Advancement can rewire the brain to help Dementia, Drug Abuse and much more!!

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How the brain controls our habits

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Habits are behaviors wired so deeply in our brains that we perform them automatically. This allows you to follow the same route to work every day without thinking about it, liberating your brain to ponder other things, such as what to make for dinner.

 

However, the brain's executive command center does not completely relinquish control of habitual behavior.


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Why your brain sees men as people and women as body parts

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The sexual objectification of women isn’t just in your head—it’s in everyone’s. A new study finds that our brains see men as people and women as body parts.

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Color Plays Musical Chairs In the Brain

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But Noë's more interested in color as an ecological property -- a feature of the way light and surfaces interact. Like Goethë, he believes that color is fluid, changing, open to interpretation. We think of it as stable, but it's not. It can look one way under one light, one way under another, different when you turn it different ways or notice a new highlight. By his estimation, "It’s not... intrinsic to the surface of the leaf that it is green. It's greenness is in the way it behaves in relation to lighting."


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Newly evolved gene may have changed humans' brains

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Not the only gene that separates us from other apes, but an interesting one.

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Brain's code for pronouncing vowels uncovered

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Scientists have unraveled how our brain cells encode the pronunciation of individual vowels in speech. The discovery could lead to new technology that verbalizes the unspoken words of people paralyzed by injury or disease.

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Does Self-Awareness Require a Complex Brain?

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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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10 Reasons Why Your Brain Hates Long Business Meetings - Forbes

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