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Posts tagged hallucinations

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.

April 15, 2014

 

Due to health concerns, the Guinness Book of World Records no longer accepts sleep deprivation record attempts.

Breaking The World Record For Not Sleeping

How long do you think is the world record for going without sleep? (Hint: It's a really, really long time.)

January 6, 2014

 

Many who claim to have had near death experiences describe moving towards light at the end of a tunnel.

Near Death Experiences: Merely Electrical?

Could the dying brains of rats shed light on human near death experiences?

June 13, 2011

 

Teenage Marijuana Use May Lead To Psychotic Symptoms In The Future

One study found that teenage cannabis use could increase the risk of psychotic illness by forty percent.

May 11, 2009

 

Caffeine Hallucination

Can drinking too much coffee make you hallucinate?

January 9, 2007

 

Magic Mushrooms

Can these "magic" shrooms tell us more about our brain chemistry?

September 27, 2003

 

The Post-baby Blues

Mood and anxiety disorders have a variety of causes. But current research focuses on hormones. During and after pregnancy, hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and thyroid start to change their levels.

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