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[VIDEO] "Neural Rhythms": Neuroscience Meets Tap Dance by Maddie Schwarz

Neurons, the cells that comprise our brains, each fire with distinct patterns and rely on one another’s communicative signals to produce the larger rhythms which carry out our thoughts and actions. Listen a little closer, and you’ll find that tap dancers talk in the same way, all the while relying on the 100 billion cells keeping time within their cortices.


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Live Park - interactive 4D avatar theme park in Korea

'Live Park' is the world's first interactive 4D avatar theme park. 'Live Park' enables visitors to experience a virtual world previously only seen in movies ...

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Snakes know when to stop squeezing because they sense the heartbeats of their prey | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine

Snakes know when to stop squeezing because they sense the heartbeats of their prey | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine | Teaching in the XXI Century | Scoop.it
Animal behaviour | To fans of cheesy pop music, the beat of someone else’s heart is a symbol of romantic connection.

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Gut Bacteria Regulate Happiness

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APC scientists have shown that brain levels of serotonin, the ‘happy hormone’ are regulated by the amount of bacteria in the gut during early life.

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Gina Stepp's comment, June 12, 2012 11:08 PM
Interesting . . . especially considering that gut regulation and other emotion-related processes are affected by early-life bonding (attachment . . . relationships). You can't separate bodily health from mental health in the end.
Alice Ruxton Abler's comment, June 13, 2012 4:38 PM
Many thanks!
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MUST WATCH - Everything is a Remix Part 4

Our system of law doesn't acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries. But ideas aren't so tidy. They're layered, they’re interwoven, they're tangled.

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