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Posts tagged orbitofrontal cortex

September 19, 2014

 

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Water on the Brain

Water tastes better when you're thirsty because it activates the orbitofrontal cortex—an area of the brain linked to emotional decision-making.

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.

May 22, 2009

 

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A TV Dinner by Candle Light

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

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