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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
- 56 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
- 70 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."
Human Brains Bat Sight Found
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, human, bat )

Tarequl
- 1136 days ago - xfmnewscenter.com
The part of the brain used by people who can "see like a bat" has been identified by researchers in Canada. Some blind people have learned to echolocate by making clicking noises and listening to the returning echoes.
Human Brain Stem Cells Grown in Rats
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Tarequl
- 1318 days ago - daily-sun.com
Stem cells from the human brain that were transplanted into the brains of newborn rats have matured and are able to function just like native rat cells.
Waiting on the Teenage Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Teens, Brain, performance, interesting )

Jae
- 1333 days ago - parenting.blogs.nytimes.com
Newman goes on to review the spate of studies in recent years that show how "the brain of a teen is different." Peering into it with modern imaging equipment shows us that "there are areas (particularly those dealing with motor control and hand/eye ..
Mind Who You Call a 'Birdbrain'
Offbeat  (tags: jungle crows, Tokyo, Japan, animal intelligence, birdbrain, relative size, pest, forest demons, folklore, pest )

Naoko
- 1347 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Eiichi Izawa of Keio University in Tokyo calls them "feathered primates." In Japanese folklore they are the origin of the forest demons known as 'karasutengu.' Scientists classify them as 'Corvus macrorhynchos.' The rest of us know them as jungle crows.
Toddler Recovering After Chopstick Pierces Brain
Offbeat  (tags: child, toddler, chopstick, nose, brain, pierces, recovering, doctor, Chinasafety )

Tonya
- 1655 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
A 14-month-old boy in China is recovering after doctors removed a chopstick from his brain that accidentally poked up through his nose
Perception - The Reality Beyond Matter   video
Offbeat  (tags: Perception, Mind, Reality, Quantum, physics, psychology, NLP, consciousness, computers, brain, electrical copy, reality, real matter, dreams, wakefulness, distance, space )

Gregory
- 1980 days ago - youtube.com
If I am completely controlled by something other than me, what then is the purpose of my life?If I had to point to where my idea or concept of reality is maintained, Id be pointing to my head - how about you? Is all this vibrational energy?
Flies: Smarter Than You Think
Offbeat  (tags: fly, housefly, flies, flyswatter, brain, instinct, research )

RC
- 2155 days ago - boston.com
Why it's so bloody difficult to swat flies, explained by scientists.
Not Seeing What's There
Offbeat  (tags: media, brain )


- 2294 days ago - brasschecktv.com
Perceptions, misperceptions, how the media prevents us from seeing what is right in front of our noses.
Musicophilia - Music Therapy and Parkinson's   video
Offbeat  (tags: oliver, sacks, music, therapy, parkinson's, musicophilia, neurology, neurologist, brain, amnesia, science, unusual )

Gregory
- 2327 days ago - youtube.com
Oliver Sacks, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, discusses the effect of music therapy on Parkinson's disease patients. It also can have exceptional benefit to people with Alzheimer's disease.
What Happens to Your Body W/in a Hr. After You Drink "the Real Thing"
Offbeat  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, brain, diet, disease, drugs, health, heart, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, nutrition, protection, risks, safety, warning, safety, culture )

Susan
- 2377 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Within the first 10 minutes, 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. This is 100 percent of your recommended daily intake, and the only reason you don't vomit as a result of the overwhelming sweetness is because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor.
The Right Brain Vs Left Brain Test | PerthNow
Offbeat  (tags: perception, brain, interesting )

Rabbit
- 2476 days ago - news.com.au
If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa.
   

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