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Don't believe everything you read about the Internet and brain development

Don't believe everything you read about the Internet and brain development | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
Kathryn Mills reports that discussion has become dominated by unconvincing 'experts' and scaremongering. The evidence is not in.
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Who’s afraid of the amygdala? Research blows away "fear center" myth - Boing Boing

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You scratch, I scratch! The social contagion of itch. | The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network

You scratch, I scratch! The social contagion of itch. | The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
I would like to start this post with a challenge. Can you get through this entire post WITHOUT feeling itchy? I know I couldn't even write ...
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Researchers Create A Universal Map Of Vision In The Human Brain

Researchers Create A Universal Map Of Vision In The Human Brain | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
Nearly 100 years after a British neurologist first mapped the blind spots caused by missile wounds to the brains of soldiers, Perelman School of Medicine researchers at the University of Pennsylva...
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Here's what paralyzes you during sleep

Here's what paralyzes you during sleep | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
By Stephanie PappasLiveScienceDuring the most dream-filled phase of sleep, our muscles become paralyzed, preventing the body from acting out what's going on in the brain.
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Scientists Find Learning Is Not 'Hard-Wired'| The Committed Sardine

Scientists Find Learning Is Not 'Hard-Wired'| The Committed Sardine | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
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Cooperative Neural Networks Suggest How Intelligence Evolved: Scientific American

Cooperative Neural Networks Suggest How Intelligence Evolved: Scientific American | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
A new computer simulation support a long-held theory that social interactions may have triggered brain evolution in human ancestors...
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Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Elegance of our brain lies in its inelegance.

Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Elegance of our brain lies in its inelegance. | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
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Don't believe everything you read about the Internet and brain development

Don't believe everything you read about the Internet and brain development | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
Kathryn Mills reports that discussion has become dominated by unconvincing 'experts' and scaremongering. The evidence is not in.
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What Does Modern Prejudice Look Like? : NPR

What Does Modern Prejudice Look Like? : NPR | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
Most Americans think of prejudice as animosity toward people in other groups. But two psychologists argue that unconscious bias — often in the form of giving some people special treatment — is the way prejudice largely works in America today.
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What Neuroscience Really Teaches Us, and What It Doesn't

What Neuroscience Really Teaches Us, and What It Doesn't | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
The sort of short, simple explanations of complex brain functions that often make for good headlines rarely turn out to be true.
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Why PBL is Good for the Brain

Why PBL is Good for the Brain | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
The news coming in about neuroplasticity—the finding that the brain changes dramatically in response to experience—continues to amaze scientists and intrigue the general public.
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Teachers learn ways to keep students' attention, but are brain claims valid? | eSchool News

Teachers learn ways to keep students' attention, but are brain claims valid? | eSchool News | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
The research page of Whole Brain Teaching's website says its methods activate the prefrontal cortex of the brain and read[y] students for instruction. But are the techniques validated by contemporary brain research?
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Vaughan Bell: the trouble with brain scans

Vaughan Bell: the trouble with brain scans | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
Many of the methods on which brain scan studies are based have been flawed – as one image of a dead salmon proved, writes Vaughan Bell...
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The Millions : It’s All in Your Head: The Problems With Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine

The Millions : It’s All in Your Head: The Problems With Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine | Neuroscience Coolness | Scoop.it
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