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I Finally Understand How Neuroscience is Sabotaging My Love Life

30 minutes agoLifestyle : xoJane

Making sense of how my feelings feel and why they exist helps me to strengthen my brain’s arguments to convince my more unwilling organs (i.e. vagina).

Dem bones: The best skeletons in video games

I've been playing tons of Grim Fandango ever since the remastered version came out a few days ago, and it's left me with skeletons on the brain... and in the closet. This led me to thinking about more skeletons in games. There's a lot...Show More Summary

Brilliant: One airline will soon give Gear VR to first-class fliers

We went hands-on with Samsung’s new virtual reality headset back in September, and we have discussed how fantastic Gear VR is a few times here on the site. The device uses the brains and quad HD display of a Galaxy Note 4 to power a wonderfully responsive virtual reality experience, and it’s well worth the $200 price of admission. Show More Summary

Here's How Teens Describe The Anguish Of Being Without Their Phones For 24 Hours

The following post is an excerpt from "The Teenage Brain" by Frances E. Jensen, MD. An experiment began in the spring of 2010 when two hundred students in a basic media literacy course at the University of Maryland were asked by their professor to do something unusual: go without their digital tools and toys—all media, in fact—for twenty-four hours. Show More Summary

Youth Football Could Hurt Memory Later in Life

It's no secret that football and concussions go hand in hand; studies looking at the brains of deceased and retired NFL players have found a high prevalence of neuro trauma and cognitive deficits. But new research out this week in the journal Neurology calls into question whether kids should be...

Karen Lewis Talks About Her Recent Health Scare: 'You Cannot Ignore Things'

Lewis has maintained a low profile since being diagnosed with a brain tumor last October. [ more › ]

New clues about a brain protein with high affinity for valium

Valium, one of the best known antianxiety drugs, produces its calming effects by binding with a particular protein in the brain. But the drug has an almost equally strong affinity for a completely different protein. New studies revealing atomic level details of this secondary interaction might offer clues about Valium's side effects and point the way to more effective drugs.

Walking on ice takes more than brains: 'Mini-brain' in spinal cord aids in balance

Scientists discover how a "mini-brain" in the spinal cord aids in balance. Much of the balancing act that our bodies perform when faced with a task such as walking on an icy surface happens unconsciously, thanks to a cluster of neurons...Show More Summary

Infants create new knowledge while sleeping

There is no rest for a baby's brain -- not even in sleep. While infants sleep they are reprocessing what they have learned. Researchers have discovered that babies of the age from nine to 16 months remember the names of objects better if they had a short nap.

Exclusive iZombie Trailer: Meet the New Face of the Zombie Apocalypse

Liv Moore (Rose McIver) isn't your typical zombie. Yes, the iZombieheroine eats brains and is, technically, undead. But she doesn't run around rabidly trying to kill people (most of the time). Instead, Liv spends her days using her psychic visions from the brains she eats to help solve crimes and... Read More > Other Links From iZombie Rose McIver

The Ted 2 Trailer Will Make You Laugh Even If You Think It's Totally Dumb

Those of us who enjoyed Seth MacFarlane's teddy-bear-come-to-life comedy, Ted, will find a lot to laugh at in the trailer for this year's sequel, the aptly named Ted 2 - even if most of your brain is telling you that what you're watching is very, very stupid. Show More Summary

Obesity, diabetes symptoms in mice improved by reversing brain inflammation

Using an antioxidant to reverse inflammation in the brain caused by a high-fat diet greatly improves symptoms related to obesity and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The research suggests that butein and other natural compounds that block inflammation in the brain should be vigorously investigated as novel anti-diabetic treatments, he says.

Video: Mourn – “Your Brain is Made of Candy”

The latest great single from the band of Barcelona teens. Read more articles like "Video: Mourn – “Your Brain is Made of Candy”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Video: Mourn – “Your Brain is Made of Candy” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Can the Corporate Brain Drain Be Reversed?

A few weeks ago, a close relative of mine (a Gen Xer)  resigned his $130,000 a year job. He is a software architect, a profession in short supply. Why did he resign his job? Here are a few reasons: He felt the company management wasShow More Summary

Functioning brain tissue grown in 3-D structure

Researchers have induced human embryonic stem cells to self-organize into a three-dimensional structure similar to the cerebellum, providing tantalizing clues in the quest to recreate neural structures in the laboratory. One of the primary...Show More Summary

Study Links Youth Football To Long-Term Brain Impairment In NFL Players

The study's implications for youth football players in general, however, are less clear, showing that more research is needed. The post Study Links Youth Football To Long-Term Brain Impairment In NFL Players appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Infants create new knowledge while sleeping

There is no rest for a baby's brain - not even in sleep. While infants sleep they are reprocessing what they have learned. Working with researchers from the University of Tübingen, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive...Show More Summary

Mourn – “Your Brain Is Made Of Candy” Video

5 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Mourn are a teenage band from Barcelona who make stark, intense postpunk with a severe PJ Harvey influence. “Your Brain Is Made Of Candy” is the opening track from the band’s self-titled debut, and it’s an awesomely spidery basher. The song’s new video, from director Roger Guàrdia, is a portrait of the sort of young [...]

Is It Time For Regulators To Stab Zombie Debt Through The Brain?

What a lot of people don’t know — and what debt collectors rarely mention — is that most unpaid debt has an expiration date after which you can’t be sued for repayment. And even fewer consumers are aware that this dead debt can be sparked back to life by making a payment after it’s already passed on to the debt … [More]

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's processor and memory

The electronic brains behind the supercomputer in your pocket Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, Mobile Nations guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being developed in the lab. Show More Summary

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