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BrainFacts.org Homepage - BrainFacts.org

BrainFacts.org Homepage - BrainFacts.org | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
BrainFacts.org is a public information initiative of The Kavli Foundation, The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, and the Society for Neuroscience. It is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public.
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Intelligenz – Zwei Teelöffel mehr Grips

Intelligenz – Zwei Teelöffel mehr Grips | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Etliche Gene sind an der Ausbildung unserer Intelligenz beteiligt und die Umwelt spielt auch noch eine Rolle. Doch nun haben Wissenschaftler das bisher stärkste Intelligenz-Gen gefunden. Es macht Menschen um 1,3 IQ-Punkte schlauer.
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Aufgrund gesünderer Ernährung: Frauen sind besser für die Umwelt - Wissenschaft - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten

Aufgrund gesünderer Ernährung: Frauen sind besser für die Umwelt - Wissenschaft - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Mehr Gemüse und Obst, weniger Fleisch und Wurst: Dass sich Frauen gesünder ernähren als Männer, ist schon lang kein Geheimnis mehr. Dass sie dadurch maßgeblich die Umwelt schonen, wurde nun wissenschaftlich belegt.
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Studie: Nerven im Gehirn sind geometrisch angeordnet

Studie: Nerven im Gehirn sind geometrisch angeordnet | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
DRadio Wissen - Hirn will Arbeit - Podcast, Audio on Demand, Live-Stream, Recorder, MP3, OGG-Vorbis, WMA, Wissensnachrichten, Radiolinks, Latein-Nachrichten - Radiohören, wenn Sie Zeit haben...
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Jonah Lehrer and the New Science of Creativity - Scientific American (blog)

Jonah Lehrer and the New Science of Creativity - Scientific American (blog) | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)Jonah Lehrer and the New Science of CreativityScientific American (blog)With grandiose style á la Proust Was Neuroscientist and How We Decide, Lehrer tells stories of scientific invention and tales of artistic breakthroughs...
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Science Knowledge: Bigger Plates, More Food— Or Is It the Other ...

Science Knowledge: Bigger Plates, More Food— Or Is It the Other ... | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Written by Science Knowledge on 12:48 PM. When the same set of ... Three diners were provided with plates that were deemed small, say, less than 8 inches in diameter, and they consumed 9, 11 and 10 ounces of food, for an average of 10 ounces.
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Happiness Makes Your Brain Work Better « Learning Sciences of ...

A Harvard psychology researcher explains that rather than thinking of success as the source of happiness, we should think of happiness as a source of success–and one that's more under our control than we imagine.
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What was B.F. Skinner really like? A new study parses his traits

What was B.F. Skinner really like? A new study parses his traits | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
The study, which appears in Perspectives in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science, reveals a complex man—but nothing like the monster his detractors called him.
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Beholding beauty: How it's been studied - CNN International

Beholding beauty: How it's been studied - CNN International | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Beholding beauty: How it's been studiedCNN International... psychology and neural science at New York University.
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The Power of Habits and How to Reprogram and Optimize Ours - The Atlantic

The Power of Habits and How to Reprogram and Optimize Ours - The Atlantic | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
The Power of Habits and How to Reprogram and Optimize OursThe AtlanticDuhigg, whose chief premise echoes many of Timothy Wilson's insights in Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change, takes a deep dive into the bleeding edge of...
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Boozing fruit flies shed light on addiction - Philadelphia Inquirer

NEWS.com.auBoozing fruit flies shed light on addictionPhiladelphia InquirerAnd no, the scientists weren't just curious to see a bunch of drunken drosophila. Rather, they hope the finding sheds light on human addiction.
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Psych Your Mind: Friday Fun: An Insider's Guide To Psychology Prose

Psych Your Mind: Friday Fun: An Insider's Guide To Psychology Prose | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Nor is this style represented in popular guides to academic writing (e.g., Gullickson, 1997) or in the official publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
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Hirnforschung: Markrams Milliardenspiel - Hirnforschung - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten

Hirnforschung: Markrams Milliardenspiel - Hirnforschung - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Der Schweizer Neurowissenschaftler Henry Markram will das menschliche Gehirn im Computer nachbauen. Die EU erwägt, den Forscher dabei mit einer Milliarde Euro zu unterstützen.
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Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30 Every Day — And You Should Too

Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30 Every Day — And You Should Too | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Ending one's workday before 8:00 p.m. became a source of shame and sign of laziness -- or at least that's what many of us have tricked ourselves into believing.
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Word for Word

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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget I can see my own copy up on a high shelf.
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Hierarchical Genetic Organization of Human Cortical Surface Area

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Help With Homework, Hurt Your Child - Wired News

Help With Homework, Hurt Your Child - Wired News | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Help With Homework, Hurt Your ChildWired NewsI also talked to Patricia Miller, SFSU professor and 2009-2010 president of the American Psychological Association division of developmental psychology, who said, “I think there's HELP, and then there's...
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Gaming and Neuroscience, And Why Politics Should Stay Out Of It - Piki Geek

Gaming and Neuroscience, And Why Politics Should Stay Out Of It - Piki Geek | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Gaming and Neuroscience, And Why Politics Should Stay Out Of ItPiki GeekThey reported that research conducted by different universities and scientists shows that, “…gaming improves creativity, decision-making and perception,” with benefits including...
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Jonah Lehrer on How Creativity Works | Brain Pickings

Jonah Lehrer on How Creativity Works | Brain Pickings | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
This inquiry is at the heart of Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer — who, in my opinion, has done more for the popular understanding of psychology and neuroscience than any other writer working today, and who has previously examined such...
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Jonah Lehrer and the New Science of Creativity | Why We Reason

Jonah Lehrer and the New Science of Creativity | Why We Reason | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
With grandiose style á la Proust Was Neuroscientist and How We Decide, Lehrer tells stories of scientific invention and tales of artistic breakthroughs – including Dylan's – while weaving in findings from psychology and neuroscience.
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Strong smells trigger small bites - Nature.com (blog)

Strong smells trigger small bites - Nature.com (blog) | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
Strong smells trigger small bitesNature.com (blog)People exposed to strong odours seem to take smaller bites of food, according to one of the first research papers in a newly launched journal aimed at scientists whose work relates to the cutting...
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There are cultural trends in what in art and music people find beautiful - CNN International

There are cultural trends in what in art and music people find beautiful - CNN International | Science News Collection | Scoop.it
There are cultural trends in what in art and music people find beautifulCNN International... psychology and neural science at New York University.
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The split brain: A tale of two halves - Nature.com

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Nature.comThe split brain: A tale of two halvesNature.comShe is one of fewer than a dozen 'split-brain' patients, whose brains and behaviours have been subject to countless hours of experiments, hundreds of scientific papers, and references in just...
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Human Pheromones: Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology ...

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(Published: 15 March 2012) Citation: Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology 2012, 2: 17338 – DOI: 10.3402/snp.v2i0.17338. Human pheromones and food odors: epigenetic influences on the socioaffective nature of evolved behaviors ...
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