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Frontiers | DEBAT // Als orígens de la ment humana - Entrevista a Henry Markram (VO En)

Frontiers | DEBAT // Als orígens de la ment humana - Entrevista a Henry Markram (VO En) | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
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Marijuana Use Causes Brain Damage Confirmed

Marijuana Use Causes Brain Damage Confirmed | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Scientists have confirmed the long-held suspicion that frequent heavy marijuana use damage the brain's memory and learning capacity.
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'Channeling Spirits' Shuts Down Parts Of Brain : Discovery News

'Channeling Spirits' Shuts Down Parts Of Brain : Discovery News | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
When spirits speak through the writing hands of Brazilian mediums, there is a drop in activity in parts of the brain.
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Vegetative patient 'not in pain'

Vegetative patient 'not in pain' | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain.
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New study review examines benefits of music therapy for surgery patients

A new study review published by the University of Kentucky found that music therapy can be beneficial to patients before, during and after a surgical procedure and may reduce pain and recovery time.
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How online video stream quality affects viewer behavior

It may seem like common sense that the quality of online video streaming affects how willing viewers are to watch videos at a website.
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Evolution of human intellect: Human-specific regulation of neuronal genes

Evolution of human intellect: Human-specific regulation of neuronal genes | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
A new study has identified hundreds of small regions of the genome that appear to be uniquely regulated in human neurons.
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Human obedience: The myth of blind conformity

Human obedience: The myth of blind conformity | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
In the 1960s and 1970s, classic social psychological studies were conducted that provided evidence that even normal, decent people can engage in acts of extreme cruelty when instructed to do so by others.
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Preserving the self for later emulation: what brain features do we need? | KurzweilAI

Preserving the self for later emulation: what brain features do we need? | KurzweilAI | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
(Credit: iStockphoto) Let me propose to you four interesting statements about the future: 1.
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Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks

Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
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Human Brain Is Wired for Harmony | Wired Science | Wired.com

Human Brain Is Wired for Harmony | Wired Science | Wired.com | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Since the days of the ancient Greeks, scientists have wondered why the ear prefers harmony.
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What Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment

What Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
We are living in an age when sleep is more comfortable than ever and yet more elusive.
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Gargling Sugar Water Can Boost Your Self-Control

Gargling Sugar Water Can Boost Your Self-Control | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
In order to have better self-control, all you have to do is gargle sugar water.The finding came from a study at the University of Georgia, led by professor of psychology Leonard Ma...
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Frontiers | Effects of mindful-attention and compassion meditation training on amygdala response to emotional stimuli in an ordinary, non-meditative state | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

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A Brain for Rhythm | The Scientist Magazine®

A Brain for Rhythm | The Scientist Magazine® | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function.
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Video game with biofeedback teaches children to curb their anger

Children with serious anger problems can be helped by a video game that hones their ability to regulate their emotions, finds a new study.
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Impulsivity in first grade predicts problem gambling in late teen years for urban boys

Impulsivity in first grade predicts problem gambling in late teen years for urban boys | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
A developmental pattern of impulsiveness in young males is linked with gambling problems in late adolescence.
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Chimpanzees and bonobos may reveal clues to evolution of favor exchange in humans

Chimpanzees and bonobos may reveal clues to evolution of favor exchange in humans | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
When your neighbor asks to borrow a cup of sugar and you readily comply, is your positive response a function of the give and take that characterize your longstanding relationship?
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Great apes go through mid-life crisis

Great apes go through mid-life crisis | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Survey hints at biological cause for middle-age blues.

Via Sakis Koukouvis
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Brain oscillations reveal that our senses do not experience the world continuously

Brain oscillations reveal that our senses do not experience the world continuously | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- It has long been suspected that humans do not experience the world continuously, but rather in rapid snapshots.
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Meditation may reduce death, heart attack and stroke in heart patients | Bioscience Technology Online

Meditation may reduce death, heart attack and stroke in heart patients | Bioscience Technology Online | HealingAndTheMind | Scoop.it
Study Highlights: Twice-a-day Transcendental Meditation helped African Americans with heart disease reduce risk of death, heart attack and stroke. Meditation helped patients lower their blood pressure, stress and anger compared with patients who...
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How Your Brain Experiences the Passage of Time

How Your Brain Experiences the Passage of Time | HealingAndTheMind | 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.


Via Sakis Koukouvis, olsen jay nelson, Dr. Stefan Gruenwald
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