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» Meditation’s Effects on Emotion Shown to Persist - Psych Central News

» Meditation’s Effects on Emotion Shown to Persist - Psych Central News | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Meditation affects a person’s brain function long after the act of meditation is over, according to new research.
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School Work Prevents Senile Dementia | MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

School Work Prevents Senile Dementia | MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Cognitive decline is among the most dreaded consequences of old age and disease.  Few things undermine a person’s ability, opportunities, and independence more than loss of ...
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What Makes Rituals Special? Join Us For A Google+ Conversation : NPR

What Makes Rituals Special? Join Us For A Google+ Conversation : NPR | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
From savoring a morning coffee to lighting a candle each night, people employ rituals all over the world.
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FLOATING DOCTORS: Who We Are

The Floating Doctors is a non-profit medical relief team voyaging throughout the Caribbean providing healthcare to remote coastal communities.
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MORE GREAT PEOPLE DOING GREAT THINGS! LIL

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Mindfulness: is it too good to be true?

Mindfulness: is it too good to be true? | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
One American psychiatrist believes so, even in the face of so many success stories. ("Mindfulness is like turning on a light in a dark room.
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Subtle Multisensory Clues Reveal Other People's Emotions: Scientific American

Subtle Multisensory Clues Reveal Other People's Emotions: Scientific American | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Good social skills depend on picking up on other people's moods—a feat the brain performs by combining numerous sensory clues
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Using Money to Buy Happiness: Scientific American

Using Money to Buy Happiness: Scientific American | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Two scholars offer scientific advice on getting the most happiness for your dollar
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Daredevil prepares for Grand Canyon tightrope by facing 90mph winds – video

Stunt performer Nik Wallenda trains for an attempt to cross the Grand Canyon on a tightrope by balancing on a rope while being blown by 91mph created by wind boats
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Is this a self-destructive behaviour? What is the meaning of life for a person that risk the gift for nothing beyond his own mental excitenment? 

 

What shall we die for?

 

Lily

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Your brain on yoga: pratice offers bigger mental boost than running - Boston.com

Your brain on yoga: pratice offers bigger mental boost than running - Boston.com | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Exercise has long been hailed as an elixir for the brain, to boost your mood, improve learning, and ward off memory loss. But is yoga even better? That’s what a new study suggests.
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Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com

Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain.
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Beethoven Documentary - The Genius of Beethoven 1/3 "The Rebel"

Amazing BBC documentary about the musical genius Ludwig Van Beethoven! A powerful, moving and accurate documentary based on the life of Ludwig van Beethoven ...
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There is magic in this world . Lily

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Music on the Brain: Jessica Grahn at TEDxWaterloo 2013

A neuroscientist with music on the brain. Literally. Can music change the way we move? Jessica Grahn is a cognitive neuroscientist who chases the musical mys...
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Mental: A History of the Madhouse - BBC (2010)

Mental: A History of the Madhouse - BBC (2010) | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Mental: A History of the Madhouse is a BBC documentary film released in 2010 that sheds light on the mental asylums of the United Kingdom. Earlier in the...
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Neuroscience: Making connections : Nature News

Neuroscience: Making connections : Nature News | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop (RT @Acorn_Principle: #Neuroscience - Making Connections http://t.co/jLHiTHw41k)
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The art of storytelling meets the science of autism: A conversation with Richard Panek | Literally Psyched, Scientific American Blog Network

The art of storytelling meets the science of autism: A conversation with Richard Panek | Literally Psyched, Scientific American Blog Network | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
I’ve never once written about autism. Not a single time. It’s not that I don’t think it’s an important topic—I do, and crucially so—but only that, ...
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Brain scans support controversial concept of 'food addiction' - Science Recorder

Brain scans support controversial concept of 'food addiction' - Science Recorder | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
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Brain scans support controversial concept of 'food addiction'
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According to researchers from Boston Children's Hospital, brain scans suggest that “food addiction” might be real.
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Volunteering may be good for body and mind

Volunteering may be good for body and mind | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
There's something gratifying about volunteering. Whenever I work a charity event—which I try to do with some regularity—I often get more out of it than I give.
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Talk therapy helps Congolese victims of sexual violence recover | Body & Brain | Science News

Talk therapy helps Congolese victims of sexual violence recover | Body & Brain | Science News | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
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Your Hidden Censor: What Your Mind Will Not Let You See: Scientific American

Your Hidden Censor: What Your Mind Will Not Let You See: Scientific American | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Scientists probe the biases of “unconscious selective attention”
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Finding the Connection Between Prosperity, Compassion and Happiness | PBS NewsHour | June 20, 2013

Finding the Connection Between Prosperity, Compassion and Happiness | PBS NewsHour | June 20, 2013 | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Usually, as a country's GDP goes up, that nation's well-being tends to rise as well. But for the last 35 years, as GDP has grown in the United States, Americans' average happiness hasn't increased.
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Humans in the state of thread, are connecting to each other" .."There are social economic differences in the ability to read others facial expressions ( people in the lower economic range are more capable of this). People in the lower economic range of society are more compassionate ( what they do.they really meant it). More money less compassionate."
LilyGiraud's comment, June 21, 2013 8:31 AM
Lower economic class people respond more compassionate to others that are suffering, pay more attention. People of higher economic class, "do not notice the people around in need, the people that suffers"...
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The happiness plague - Stuff.co.nz

The happiness plague - Stuff.co.nz | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
The happiness plague Stuff.co.nz A growing number of psychologists and social researchers now believe that the "feel-good, think positive" mindset of the modern self-help movement has backfired, creating a culture where happiness is king, and...
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Everything Americans Think They Know About Drugs Is Wrong: A Scientist Explodes the Myths

Everything Americans Think They Know About Drugs Is Wrong: A Scientist Explodes the Myths | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Columbia University scientist Carl Hart combines research and anecdotes from his life to explain how false assumptions have created a disastrous drug policy.
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Beethoven's Tempest Sonata mvt. 3 -Fazil say

fazil say playing Allegretto from Beethoven Piano Sonata n.17 (the Tempest) op 31 no. 2 -i prefer this performance than wilhelm kempff´s one.... how about you?-
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Touching till the very deep of my soul. How healing music, how lucky we are, how thankful that composers and pianists like these, exist and create  healing melodies, prompting beautiful emotions within. Lily

 

The  Tempest, Sonata op. 31 no. 2,  is Beethoven's only sonata in the key of D minor.

 

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Unmasking the Neurobiology of Love

Unmasking the Neurobiology of Love | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
There is no denying that love is a natural function, as essential to us human beings as breathing, eating, and sleeping. But still, we really have no idea what it really is or how and why it occurs...
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