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February 10, 2014

 

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The Smell Of Anxiety

According to new research, stress can profoundly affect the way our brains interpret olfactory signals.

December 15, 2011

 

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Seeing When Blind

Scientists found that some blind people can follow spots with their eyes or point them out.

August 2, 2011

 

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Can Food Be Addictive?

"Today, high calorie foods are not only abundant; they contain much higher amounts of sugar and fat than what's found in natural food sources."

July 26, 2011

 

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Samatha Meditation Could Reduce Pain

Scientists have found that mindfulness meditation, known as "Samatha Meditation," could be reducing the pain that people experience.

March 11, 2011

 

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Why Do Our Brains Choose To Remember Some Details But Not Others?

Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people's names...

November 25, 2009

 

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Exposed While Scanned

Why would people choose to have tests done that expose them to radiation?

June 3, 2009

 

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Lost in a Book

Ever wonder what's happening inside your brain when you read a really good book? Find out on today's Moment of Science.

January 23, 2009

 

Meditating in the desert

The Neuroscience of Zen Medicine

Zen masters are famous for being able to clear their minds and enter a state of sort of zoned-in wakefulness.

November 10, 2008

 

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A Baby’s Smile

Have you watched a baby smile and simply fallen in love? It turns out there's some cool science behind why a baby's smile is so heart-warming!

June 29, 2007

 

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Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

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