(Radiological Society of North America) Children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the structure of the neural networks inside their brains, according to new research. The findings could help in the development of treatments for the disorder, researchers said.
Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Fiona McLean, CEO of The Social Index. More »
Researchers found that the brain may become desensitized to dishonesty, perhaps explaining why lying can be a “slippery slope” with small, self-serving falsehoods leading to big lies.
A little dishonesty goes a long way. Scientists who studied the brain activity of people who told small lies to benefit themselves found that these fibs appeared to pave the way to telling whoppers later. The findings, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, demonstrate how self-serving lies...
H.R., frontman for the iconic hardcore band, is the subject of a new film and biography.
(Reuters Health) - Children's brains undergo noticeable changes after just one season of football, even if they were never diagnosed with a concussion, according to a new imaging study.
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Anyone with half a brain or an ounce of honesty left, knows that the John Podesta emails released by Wikileaks are authentic. If they weren’t, everyone implicated in them would have...Show More Summary
Chances are you're not the only hard worker, even though your brain makes you feel like you are. Chances are you're not the only hard worker, even though your brain makes you feel like you are. Chances are there was a point—maybe there...Show More Summary
A new study from University College London and Duke University shows how the brain adapts to dishonesty and telling tall tales. Continue reading ? The post Telling a lie makes way for the brain to keep lying appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
London (AFP) – Heading a football can significantly affect a player’s brain function and memory up to a day, a study by researchers at Scotland’s Stirling University has said. Memory performance was reduced by between 41 percent to 67...Show More Summary
This might finally be what motivates me to work out. New results from a recent trial led by the University of Sydney has revealed increased muscle strength leads to improved brain function. More »
Working with dot-counting mice running through a virtual-reality maze, scientists from Harvard Medical School have found that in order to navigate space rodent brains rely on a cascade of neural signals that culminate in a single decision that prompts the animal to choose one direction over another.
(Wiley) Neurologists who examined how brain death and organ donation are portrayed in film and television found that only a small fraction of productions provide the public with a complete and accurate understanding of brain death. In addition, most productions do not provide professional discussions about organ donation.
Children’s brains undergo noticeable changes after just one season of football, even if they were never diagnosed with a concussion, according to a new imaging study. While there is no way to know whether the changes may lead to health problems down the road, the researchers found that the...
Olympic skater Scott Hamilton facing third brain tumor diagnosis: ‘I choose to celebrate life’ https://t.co/OsTZajK8ab pic.twitter.com/tj0q3xd88o — People Magazine (@people) October 21, 2016 Scott Hamilton, the Olympic figure skating gold medalist, is facing treatment for a brain tumor for the third time, he revealed in a recent interview. Show More Summary
The latest book written by a YouTube star will pump you up. It’s called The Swoly Bible, and it comes straight from the brain (and the biceps) of Dom Mazzetti. Mazzetti, the over-the-top gym rat portrayed by Mike Tornabene, is the star...Show More Summary
Although we understand that schizophrenia has some genetic components, the specifics of how these genes operate remain unclear. In a recent study, researchers have found genetic disruptions occur at a crucial time in brain development, a finding the team hopes could pave the way for new treatment....
There have been a ton of different takes on Donald Trump's now iconic "Make America Great Again" hat, and you can now get anything from a "Make America ¯\_(?)_/¯ Again" hat, to a "I Have A Very Good Brain" hat, but this one's next level.
Generally I am a lover, not a fighter, but I’ve had beef with the American political system for quite some time, and I know I am not alone in my opinions. My intention in writing this post is to give you some backstory, then some scientific...Show More Summary
Being dishonest once may make you more likely to be dishonest again in the future, a new study shows.