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March 14, 2012

 

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What Is The GABA Chemical?

Messages of touch trigger the release of a chemical called GABA, which diminishes the intensity of the outgoing message.

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.

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.

August 31, 2010

 

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Are Heavy Sleepers Smarter Than Light Sleepers?

Are you a heavy sleeper? Well, chances are, your brain is working hard while you're at rest!

September 30, 2004

 

The Sleep That Repeats

What does your body do when you are sleeping? Believe it or not, your body is doing a lot while you are sleeping and this is another reason why sleep is good.

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