Tag archive for ‘Brain’
By Newsroom On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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Astronauts’ brains change shape in space

Astronauts’ brains compress and expand in space, MRIs before and after missions show. Researchers say the findings could have implications for treating other health conditions that affect brain function. The study, More...

By Newsroom On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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You can only learn so much before needing to snooze

Sleep recalibrates the brain’s memory cells, allowing us to solidify what we’ve learned and use it when next awake, new evidence from mice indicates. Sleep deprivation, sleep disorders, and sleeping pills More...

By webmaster On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Your Brain on Stress: The Damaging Domino Effect of Having Too Much on Your Mind

Do you ever have that feeling that there are not enough hours in a day? A towering pile of things-to-do is growing in every corner of your life. You are watching the clock trying to slow the fingers down. You have More...

By Newsroom On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Brain readjusts your eyeballs with each blink

Every few seconds, our eyelids automatically shutter and our eyeballs roll back in their sockets. Why don’t we perceive intermittent darkness and light? Because the brain works extra hard to stabilize our vision More...

By Newsroom On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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How our brain hides (and gets back) scary memories

Some stressful experiences—such as childhood abuse—are so overwhelming and traumatic that the memories hide in the brain. Those hidden memories may protect us from the emotional pain of recalling an event. But More...

By webmaster On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Top IQ Boosting Apps

There is no empirical evidence that brain trainers of any variety will improve your brain function or IQ, and that many only improve your ability to complete small puzzles as per the app. Still, most would assume More...