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Posts tagged neuroscience

May 20, 2019

 

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

An international team of biomedical scientists think Alzheimer’s is caused by an infection of the brain by the same bacterium that causes the gum disease gingivitis.

April 8, 2019

 

Gambling Monkeys

A recent study shows that monkeys place a high value on satisfying their curiosity.

March 5, 2019

 

How The Brain Sees

The human brain uses the same areas for both imagination and vision.

March 4, 2019

 

Orangutans Plan For The Future

Orangutans show signs of long-term planning in the way that they move through their habitat.

February 25, 2019

 

Can Animals Tell Time?

New research suggests that mice possess a sense of what time it is.

February 19, 2019

 

Lavender and Linalool

A recent study in Japan shows that lavender’s interaction with our sense of smell is responsible for its calming effects.

February 14, 2019

 

A Gut Feeling

The human brain can communicate with the gut more rapidly than previously thought.

January 22, 2019

 

Math Is Not a Language

Recent research suggests that math is not a language.

January 18, 2019

 

Literature and the Brain

A recent study indicates that reading fiction helps improve the brain’s capacity for creativity.

December 7, 2018

 

Your Eye Movements And Your Personality

Scientists have been able to find meaningful correlations between eye movement patterns and some major parameters of personality that have been identified by psychologists, like neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.

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