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Offbeat

The Hidden Tricks of Powerful Persuasion
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Psychology, Health )

Ray
- 5 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
- 7 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!
A Fun Experiment That Will Frustrate Your Friends
Offbeat  (tags: brain, experiment, quiz, fun, bizarre, humans, interesting, off-beat )

Lone
- 11 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.
This Is Your Brain on Crafting - CNN.Com
Offbeat  (tags: crafting, meditation, nervous system, stress, flow, brain, zen, knitting, sewing, quilting )

Kathryn
- 94 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
- 97 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
- 103 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
- 103 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?
Should We Be Treating Suicide Differently?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brain, Neuroscience, Psychology )

Ray
- 104 days ago - bbc.com
Robin WilliamsâEUR(TM) recent death has triggered many discussions about suicide. But as David Robson discovers, scientists are finding new ways to identify those at risk âEUR" potentially opening the way for better targeted treatments.
Could a Diet Supplement Supercharge Your Eyesight?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brain, Food, Human body, Organ )

Ray
- 108 days ago - bbc.com
Researchers are claiming that taking supplements of a pigment found in food like spinach and eggs could sharpen vision. Douglas Heingartner looks at the evidence.
The Code That May Treat Blindness
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Science, Technology, Biology, Brain, Disease )

Ray
- 111 days ago - bbc.com
Neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg has found a technique that promises to treat blindness, and it all began with her idea to crack the brain's visual code...
Drug Addiction: The Complex Truth
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Science, Environment, Biology, Brain, Drugs, Human body )

Ray
- 115 days ago - bbc.com
We're told studies have proven that drugs like heroin and cocaine instantly hook a user. But it isn't that simple - a set of little-known experiments carried out over 30 years ago tells a very different tale.
How Pickpockets Trick Your Mind
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Environment, Health, Technology, Brain, Hacking, Neuroscience )

Ray
- 115 days ago - bbc.com
Pickpockets use much more than sleight of hand, says Caroline Williams, they hack your brain's weaknesses.
Reading the Minds of the 'Dead'
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Brain, Disease, Hospital, Human body )

Ray
- 117 days ago - bbc.com
Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.
Should We Engineer Animals to Be Smart Like Humans?
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Brain, Evolution )

Ray
- 117 days ago - bbc.com
What if it were possible to engineer animals to be as intelligent as us? As Tim Maughan discovers, we may have already started.
PTSD: Do Most People Get It After Terrifying Incidents?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Brain, Human body, Medicine, Military, Stress )

Ray
- 117 days ago - bbc.com
Why the assumption that everyone is prone to developing the condition after witnessing a traumatic event isn't the only myth that exists about it.
 

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