A lot of the questions that can be answered simply with fMRI data have, by virtue of being simple, already been answered. The post Looking for Creativity in Brains Will Take More Creativity appeared first on WIRED.
Summer: the season of laziness. While the sun is slowly baking our brains, the last thing you want to do is think too intensely. These four summer style hacks will make what you already own look even better. Learn how to perfectly (imperfectly) taper your trousers, properly roll your sleeves, casually untuck your t-shirt, and fold your pocket square. Show More Summary
When something goes bump in the night, most of us are little jumpier than we would be in the day. But is that just because it's dark, or is it more to do with our bodies and brains switching to a vigilant nocturnal mode?Yadan Li and her colleagues have attempted to disentangle the influences of darkness and nighttime. Show More Summary
Calming anxiety can seem impossible, and while mediation for anxiety can be effective, sometimes an alternative to meditation is necessary. After all, when our anxious brains race with worries and fears and what-if, it can be incredibly difficult to sit … Continue reading ?
Thomas Mann happily poses alongside his co-star Olivia Cooke while attending the official Academy screening of their latest film Me And Earl And The Dying Girl hosted by the The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences at The Academy Theatre at Lighthouse International on Tuesday (May 26) in New York City. The 23-year-old actor [...]
Les Baugh lost both his arms as a teenager, but engineers at Johns Hopkins University have invented a new set of arms for him that are controlled by signals from his brain. The post He Lost Both Arms at Age 17. Decades Later, Robotics Gives Them Back appeared first on The Good Men Project.
They can cast votes based on what proxy firms tell them to do or they can use their own fckin' brains for once in their worthless lives.
Marvel moviegoers may remember the key scene in Captain America: The Winter Soldier in which Cap and Black Widow stumble upon the phalanx of ancient computer hardware that made up the preserved "brain" of the villainous Arnim Zola. However,...Show More Summary
Lightly stimulating the brain with electricity may improve short-term memory in people with schizophrenia, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
An earthquake wipes out a fat chunk of California in San Andreas, but that's nothing compared to the destruction rained down on your brain cells by this movie's idiotically hilarious dialogue. Hell, I'm as up as the next guy for a dumb summer epic with special effects that fire up...
I like to think of this as a piece of performance art, called “The Inside Of Your Dad’s Brain.” Read more...
Researchers at UAB have identified a chemical pathway that may be associated with seizures and shorter patient survival in some patients with malignant glioma, the most common and deadly form of brain tumor. The researchers suggest that a transporter known as SXC is responsible for boosting levels of glutamate in the brains of some glioma patients.
PBS Game/Show host Jamin Warren examines why early video game tunes are so memorable in a recent episode of the series. Warren offers two different answers while ruminating The Mario theme song is HARDWIRED into our brains. It’s SO CATCHY! You absentmindedly hum the first six notes in your head when you’re doing laundry, or […]
A 54-year-old British man with an inoperable brain tumor has committed suicide at a Swiss assisted suicide clinic even though his wife and three daughters pleaded with him to stay alive. The father, Jeffrey Spector, said the following before his death: “My family disagree, but I believe this is in their best interests. Friends and […]
EXCLUSIVE: The woman who teamed with Marvin Gaye on a string of 1960s Motown hits before dying of a brain tumor at age 24 is getting her own biopic. Tammi Terrell will be played by The Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham, who also is working...Show More Summary
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Is it possible to tap into the signalling in the brain to figure out what you will choose to do next? Researchers can now say yes, and have published a description of how this happens.
An important sex-dependent difference in the level of RORA protein in brain tissues of males and females has been found by scientists. Specifically, females without autism have a slightly higher level of RORA in the frontal cortex of the brain than males without autism, while the levels of the protein are comparably lower in the brain of both males and females with autism.
So apparently this week Surrenders is a music blog. Who knew? Hey, remember Jenny Lewis? Of course you do, because that glorious “Just One of the Guys” gender-swap video is seared permanently into the pleasure center of your brain. Well she’s back again to bring joy and merriment to your occipital lobe. Show More Summary