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Humans Evolved Weak Muscles to Feed Brain's Growth, Study Suggests
Offbeat  (tags: animals, monkeys, humans, brain, muscles, environment, wildlife )

Lone
- 62 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Humans appear to have evolved puny muscles even faster than they grew big brains, according to a new metabolic study that pitted people against chimps and monkeys in contests of strength.
Your Dreams Can Be Controlled By Electrically Stimulating Your Brain - Body Hackers and Chronic Nightmare Sufferers Rejoice!
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Dreams, Chronic Nightmares, PTSD, Lucid Dreaming, Electrical Stimulation, Body Hacking, Research )

Brian
- 76 days ago - extremetech.com
"These findings come from a new study that found that lucid dreaming could be induced in a full 70% of participants, with a simple (external) electrical current passed across the frontal lobe."
The Difficult Task of Reading the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, brain, fMRI )

Ray
- 86 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Neuroscience is a fast growing and popular field, but despite advances, when an area of the brain 'lights up" it does not tell us as much as we'd like about the inner workings of the mind.
Autism Nation: America's Chemical Brain Drain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans. Autism, brain, babies, children, disease, drugs, family, food, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, pollution, protection, research, science, society, study )

Kit
- 97 days ago - truth-out.org
While autism rates in Europe have remained virtually flat for the last decade, in the US, they have risen from 1:10,000 in 1981 to 1:68 in 2014. Many studies point to the prevalence of toxins in our environment as the culprit.
Language, Brain and Neuroscience
Science & Tech  (tags: language, neuroscience, children, brain, humans, medicine, investigation, science, interesting, research )

Alejandro
- 109 days ago - floatingpenguin.co.uk
Dr Jonathan O'Muircheartaigh, from King's College London, recommends initiating children in languages before the age of four when brain development is strongest. Read more at http://floatingpenguin.co.uk/news-and-free-resourc es.php
Is Care2 Ruining Your Health?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, hazard, sitting, computer, posture, eyes, muscle, back, leg, brain, mortality, Washington Post, Mayo Clinic )

Sam
- 186 days ago - apps.washingtonpost.com
Well, it depends on how much time you spend at your computer collecting butterflies. Of course, it's not only Care2 that does that to you. But it certainly contributes to your total SITTING time in front of the computer!
'Minicomputers' Live Inside the Human Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, neurology, computers )

Freya
- 272 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The brain may be an even more powerful computer than before thought -- microscopic branches of brain cells that were once thought to basically serve as mere wiring may actually behave as minicomputers, researchers say.
Is 'Numerosity' Humans' Sixth Sense?
Science & Tech  (tags: Brain, discovery, health, humans, investigation, medicine, NewTechnology, research, scientists, study, technology )

Kit
- 327 days ago - livescience.com
Whether it's determining the number of ships on the horizon or the number of cookies in a jar, the human brain has a "map" for perceiving numbers, new research shows.
Some See Brain Project as Cultural Apollo of Our Time
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, mind, research )

Freya
- 341 days ago - nbcnews.com
This spring, President Obama announced what could be this generation's defining national science effort -- an ambitious mission to map the human brain. In its size and scope, the project could claim a place in human culture on par with previous landmarks..
Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, brain, near death visions, study, news, interesting )

Giana
- 349 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study shows that even after cardiac arrest, the brain keeps on going.
What Is DéJà Vu?
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, functions, mysterious, medicine )

Kit
- 373 days ago - livescience.com
French for "already seen," déjà vu has been under investigation for years by scientists, who have yet to offer a complete explanation for the phenomenon, though it's reportedly experienced by more than 70 percent of people at some point.
Eternal Sunshine of the Bionic Mind: Prosthesis Could Restore Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, memory, neurology, prosthesis )

Freya
- 401 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Theodore Berger of the University of Southern California is developing a prosthesis to restore memory, by replacing a circuit in the brain's hippocampus. Berger described the device at the Global Future 2045 International Congress, held here June 15-16.
Scientists Create First 3D Digital Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, 3D, human, brain, neuroscientists )

Ray
- 404 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Researchers have created the first high-resolution 3D digital model of the human brain, which they have called "Big Brain".
Watch Dr. Neal Barnard on Dr. Oz TODAY! - Protect Your Memory!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimer, brain, power foods, Dr N.Barnard, Dr OZ )

Angelika
- 508 days ago - pcrm.org
"Just as we put money in a retirement account to ensure a secure future, we can put foods on our plates today to help keep the brain in high gear well into the future."
Japanese-Canadian Study Pinpoints Brain's Addiction Spots
Science & Tech  (tags: research, health, treatment, prevention, addiction, smoker, craving, brain )

Naoko
- 541 days ago - japantoday.com
A smoker's cravingto light up can be tamed by carefully targeted magnetic field applied to the brain, a senior researcher from a Japanese-Canadian team says.
 

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