Researchers from the US Princeton University have found out that the human brain is capable of carrying out complex statistical calculations and track the likelihood of an event occurring in real-time mode, based on raw data continuously received from the sense organs.
“The brain is the most metabolically expensive tissue in the body. It consumes 20 percent of our energy despite taking up only 2 to 3 percent of our mass. Because neurons are so energy-hungry, the brain is a battleground where precision and efficiency are opponents. Glimcher argues that the costs of boosting our decision-making precision […]
Talk about fringetastic! Rihanna made sure she still looked unforgettable even after the epicness of her VMAs performances Sunday night. RIHlated: See All Of RiRi's Performance Outfits The Love On The Brain singer was spotted with Drake AND a police escort leading her to the Up & Down club in NYC as she dressed in an olive green [...]
Dr. Nathan Emery's new book "Bird Brain: An Exploration of Avian Intelligence" is a gold mine of information and surprises about the latest research on bird smarts.
“The team have created and trained a ‘brain’ to a point where it is simulating certain human attributes and unleashed it online – and it is creating a gallery.”
In his latest short film called The Real Deal, Patrick Bovin uses some flawless CG to bring a five-year-old’s imagination and Transformers toys to life. It’s as close as you can get to looking inside a five-year-old’s brain while they play, and we would happily sit through two whole hours of this, instead of this short being over in less than a minute. Read more...
Your thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, has a mighty job: producing hormones that regulate nearly every system in the body, including metabolism, energy and brain function. But it’s also prone to go on the fritz. MoreShow More Summary
This week we’re checking out some of the oldest hotels in America you should visit, why people hate words like “moist,” the best film soundtracks since 2000, and much more, all in our Brain Buffet! Read more...
Showbiz icon Della Reese has been forced to use a wheelchair to get around after being ravaged by diabetes and TWO brain operations, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal. Now fans are… READ ON
I spent a lot of energy trying to outsmart my brain.
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If you dislike every choice you've got, you'll look for one to reject rather than one to prefer—subtle difference, big consequences. If you dislike every choice you've got, you'll look for one to reject rather than one to prefer—subtle difference, big consequences. Show More Summary
ALMATY (Reuters) - Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in a stable condition in an intensive care ward after suffering a brain hemorrhage on Saturday, his daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva wrote on her Instagram page on Monday.
A study by McKinsey found that high-skill knowledge workers spend 28 percent of their workweek managing e-mail. Try these to stay mentally focused.
Rihanna sings her heart out while performing her new single “Love on the Brain” for her final performance at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (August 28) in New York City. The 28-year-old singer used her final time on stage to show off her vocal power with songs [...]
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If you have two brain cells you’ve been watch the devolution of civil society in Venezuela. Now we learn that the collectivists are going after guns. Amid social and economic strife that threatens to topple the regime of Nicolas Maduro, the Venezuelan government is employing a favorite tactic of tyrants the world over, further gun […]
In case you missed it, there’s a post on Medium by Steven Levy that explains everything you might want to know about how machine learning works at Apple. It’s a fascinating account of the Apple Brain, the A.I. hidden inside your iPhone. To be honest, I’ve always wondered about this stuff: According to Levy’s article, the […]
Activity of the medial prefrontal cortex after psycho-spiritual healing ( Baldwin et al., 2016 ). Everything we do and feel and experience changes the brain. Psychotherapy, juggling, taxi driving, poverty, reading, drugs, art, music, anger, love. Show More Summary
OH… I’m all over this. David Plouffe, former campaign manager for President Obama, is playing amateur psychologist and has made a diagnosis of whatever is going on in Donald Trump’s brain. "I mean, basically, we have a psychopath running for president," Plouffe told NBC. Show More Summary