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March 13, 2014

 

Man holding a hearing aid

A Possible Connection Between Hearing Loss And Dementia

While more research is needed to prove a causal relationship, scientists have found a significant correlation between diminished hearing and cognitive decline.

November 22, 2013

 

A bee clings to a twig with it's mouth, and appears to be resting.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

May 13, 2013

 

sleep

Time To Get Up!

How does the body know when to wake up? How does the body know when to fall asleep?

July 25, 2012

 

man scrunchs after stubbing toe

The Highways Of Pain

Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.

June 25, 2012

 

three glasses of orange juice

Drinking Calories, Eating Calories

Does it matter whether your calories come from solid food or liquid? A calorie is a calorie right?

February 29, 2012

 

a young woman speaking in sign language

I Hear Your Hands

We've talked before about how surprisingly flexible the brain is. Learn about the amazing connection between sign language and the brain.

November 16, 2011

 

flash

Flash!

Are you familiar with the study done by Wolfgang Miltner at Friedrich Schiller University in Germany?

November 5, 2010

 

man and women talking at a table

Do You Have A Poker Face?

Are you a strategic deceiver or a conservative when it comes to making bids?

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.

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.

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