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June 30, 2015

 

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Get it?    

Getting a joke is like cracking a code.

June 18, 2015

 

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Why Do Humans Have Such Large Brains?   

Scientists pinpoint the gene that caused humans to evolve bigger brains than chimpanzees.

June 11, 2015

 

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Mind Reading 

Like consciousness, could telepathic abilities be developed throughout the course of human evolution?

May 15, 2015

 

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Tryptophan

Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.

April 20, 2015

 

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Imagining and Seeing 

When you use your imagination, you activate the same regions of your visual cortex as those used to see the outer world.

March 30, 2015

 

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Link Between Memory and Sugar

Blood sugar levels can impair brain health and memory formation.

March 20, 2015

 

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Distract Your Way to Weight Loss

How do you fight snack cravings? Distract yourself from food distractions.

March 16, 2015

 

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Ghost in the Lab

Scientists trick the brain into attributing signals from its own body to an invisible "ghostly" presence.

February 26, 2015

 

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Sleeping Alone

Lonely hearts club members get less deep sleep than their coupled counterparts.

February 23, 2015

 

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Birth Season & Mood

The time of year when you were born may affect your neurochemistry.

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