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The Strange Afterlife of Einstein's Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Einstein, scholarly research )

Ray
- 5 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
Einstein's death 60 years ago was just the start of a strange journey for the most prized part of his anatomy, his brain. Stored in jars and on slides, it is still inspiring awe and scholarly research.
Gene Study May Explain Why Some Remain Quick Thinkers
Offbeat  (tags: health, brain, Gene study )

Ray
- 18 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Genetic differences could explain why some people are quicker thinkers in middle age and later life, a study of data from 30,000 people suggests
A âEUR~Visual DictionaryâEUR(TM): How the Brain Processes Words as Pictures to Help You Read Faster
Offbeat  (tags: reading, brain, processing, pictures, story, children, culture, humans, photos, society )

Lone
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
When literate adults pick up a book, they donâEUR(TM)t start sounding out each word letter by letter or sound by sound, the way their kindergarten or first-grade teacher probably told them to do when they were first beginning to read.
How Learning A New Language Actually Rewires the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, rewiring, language, university, houston, study, research, discovery, humans, science, world )

Lone
- 10 days ago - scilearn.com
In a recent report from the journal Brain and Language, researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Houston studied brain activity of monolingual and bilingual participants.
The Hidden Tricks of Powerful Persuasion
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Psychology, Health )

Ray
- 22 days ago - bbc.com
Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, itâEUR(TM)s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoplesâEUR(TM) heads without them realising.
22 Facts That Will Get Your Brain a Going
Offbeat  (tags: brain, workouts, culture, health, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, society )

Lone
- 23 days ago - ba-bamail.com
One of the best workouts for the brain is learning something new, and these 22 facts are just what it needs today!
Were We Getting Alzheimer's Wrong? New Study Could Pave Way To Better Treatment
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, alzheimer's, study, toxic protein, tau, Cognitive decline, disease, discovery, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 23 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
a new Mayo Clinic study published in the journal Brain shows that another toxic protein, called tau, may be a bigger culprit in cognitive decline and AlzheimerâEUR(TM)s over the lifetime of the disease.
A Fun Experiment That Will Frustrate Your Friends
Offbeat  (tags: brain, experiment, quiz, fun, bizarre, humans, interesting, off-beat )

Lone
- 27 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Discover something new about the body you've been using with this fun little experiment, which uses a little knowledge about how the brain works to amaze and delight your friends.
How Molly Works in the Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, research, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, Molly, brain, street drug )

Darren
- 33 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A dangerous street drug may also have research value
8 Daily Habits That Damage Your Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: BRAIN, healthy, damage, food, health, humans, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety )

Lone
- 59 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Here are 9 easy things you can do to ensure your keep your brain healthy.
This Is Your Brain on Crafting - CNN.Com
Offbeat  (tags: crafting, meditation, nervous system, stress, flow, brain, zen, knitting, sewing, quilting )

Kathryn
- 111 days ago - cnn.com
Little research has been done specifically on crafting, but neuroscientists are beginning to see how studies on cognitive activities such as doing crossword puzzles might also apply to someone who does complex quilting patterns.
Phineas Gage - The Frontal Lobe & Who You Are   video
Offbeat  (tags: psychology, brain, knowledge, wisdom, health, the mind )

Yusuf
- 114 days ago - youtube.com
Interesting video on our brains
Neuroscience: âEUR~I Built a Brain Decoder'
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Technology, Brain, Human body, Innovation )

Ray
- 120 days ago - bbc.com
What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.
Brain: Why Exercise Boosts IQ
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Human body, Neuroscience )

Ray
- 120 days ago - bbc.com
If you want your mind to be sharper, the evidence suggests you should visit the gym. But how can exercising your muscles boost your brain power?
 

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