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Multitasking: Not so bad for you after all?

Multitasking: Not so bad for you after all? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news, according to a new study.
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The woman who grew phantom fingers that she'd never physically had

The woman who grew phantom fingers that she'd never physically had | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Inside the human brain there is a map of the body drawn in neural tissue. When a person loses a limb, the neural representation of that body part still exists in the map, and more often than not, it continues to give rise to "phantom" sensations.

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Making sense of sensory connections: Researchers identify mechanism behind associative memory by exploring insect brains

Making sense of sensory connections: Researchers identify mechanism behind associative memory by exploring insect brains | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A key feature of human and animal brains is that they are adaptive; they are able to change their structure and function based on input from the environment and on the potential associations, or consequences, of that input.
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