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Posts tagged brain activity

March 18, 2011

 

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Why Is It So Difficult To Remember Our Dreams?

Lots of studies show dreaming is part of our natural brain activity. So, why can't we remember what happens in our dreams?

January 12, 2010

 

College students walking around on a campus.

Multitasking Follies

Researchers at Stanford University came to a surprising conclusions after studying the concentration capabilities of habitual multi-taskers.

August 13, 2009

 

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Are You Getting The Nutrients You Need From A Bottle Of Gatorade?

What would you rather have after playing tennis or jogging for forty minutes: a sports drink or a bowl of cereal with milk?

May 22, 2009

 

Wine Bottles

A TV Dinner by Candle Light

Experiments support the notion that knowing the price of something before trying it affects your overall experience.

March 11, 2009

 

Boy being tested by EEG

A Machine That Can Read Your Mind

The electroencephalograph, or EEG, helps doctors to take at look at our brain activities. But don't worry - the machine cannot read your mind, yet!

July 15, 2008

 

Two guys holding video game controllers

Guys and Their Video Games

It's no surprise that guys are more into video games than girls, it's science!

June 17, 2008

 

The Human Brian

Twenty Percent of Memory

You've heard that we only use ten percent of our brains right? Well, that's actually an old science myth that continues to be passed around.

January 29, 2008

 

Grandparents Sitting and Smiling

The Sunny Side of Aging

Learn about the sunny side of aging, on this Moment of Science.

September 21, 2007

 

Little girl with chocolate on her face

Chocolate—a drug?

Is chocolate a mind-altering drug? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2007

 

Statue of Willam Shakespeare

Shakespeare on the Brain

"She speaks, yet she says nothing. What of that? Her eye discourses; I will answer it." Did you feel anything? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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