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Scientists Prove that Telepathy Is Possible With Technology

In a recent experiment, a person in India said “hola” and “ciao” to three other people in France. Today, the Web, smartphones and international calling might make that not seem like an impressive feat, but it was. The greetings were n...

Learn This Ancient Technique of Memorizing Practiced by Buddhist Monks

Since I started studying buddhist texts in a more thorough and general way I’ve been curious about the traditional methods of learning and pedagogics used by monks, and how efficient they might be.

Certain practices may seem ove...

Top 10: Steps to a better brain

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Check Your Genes To Fill Your Nootropics "Stack"

In what might be peak body hacking self-optimization fever, individuals have begun mixing nootropics, or "smart drugs," with genetic testing.

Nootropics are any range of vitamins, nutrients, and medications which people...

Brain Training – Can We Really Enhance Our Cognitive Skills?

“Under what conditions does brain training work?” was the question posed at one of the sessions of the SharpBrains Virtual Summit, Monitoring and Enhancing Brain Health in the Pervasive Neuroscience Era, an event that brought together...

“Memory Palaces” — An Ancient Learning Technique That Reshapes the Brain

A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that suggests many of us have extensive untapped memory reserves.

After spend...

Scientists Explore a Link Between Our Mind and the Quantum Physics Further

Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know even less about the mystery of “consciousness.” Scientists disagree about whether consciousness exists at all outside th...

Transforming the Mind

Transforming the Mind

Chapter One: Introduction

By Peter Shepherd

'Transforming the Mind' is a manual that aims to describe the process of human conditioning and how to achieve an awakening from this imposition. We a...

Scientists Discover How to Upload Knowledge to Your Brain

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.

Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information...

How To Use 100% Of Your Brain

Recently, I saw the movie Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. If you’re planning on watching it and don’t want me to spoil it for you, then skip the next paragraph. (In my opinion, you can find plenty of better ways t...

Brain Training Exercises Just Make You Better at Brain Training Exercises

If you spend time building your physical strength and stamina in the gym, you can expect to carry these benefits into everyday life. It will be easier for you to lug heavy shopping bags around or run for the bus. You will likely reduc...

Scientists discover the on-off switch for human consciousness deep within the brain

Researchers at George Washington University are reporting that they’ve discovered the human consciousness on-off switch, deep within the brain. When this region of the brain, called the claustrum, is electrically stimulated, conscious...

Can science be used to make people more moral?

Sometimes, people do terrible things because they have a tragic misunderstanding of what it means to be good. Sometimes we do regrettable things because we aren't strong enough to be as good as we would like. Fortunately, emerging neu...

How Human Brains Could Be Hacked

Like computers, human brains may be vulnerable to hackers. Technology is already allowing scientists to read people's thoughts and even plant new ones in the brain.

The latest episode of the Science Channel's "Through the Wormho...

Learn Any Skill In 20 Hours

Learn any skill in 20 hours.

How many times do we see something inspirational or appealing and we say “I wish I could do that!”, and then never go on to actually learn anything.

As Josh Kaufman puts it, our main issue is e...

Humans Have Unique Brain 'Fingerprints,' Scientists Confirm

Our brains' connections are so unique, they can be used to identify individuals.

People say "our brains are wired differently," and now a team of scientists led by Carnegie Mellon researchers have proven that's literally

A Breakthrough in Pain Relief Research — Placebo Sweet Spot Found

Scientists have identified for the first time the region in the brain responsible for the "placebo effect" in pain relief, when a fake treatment actually results in substantial reduction of pain, according to new research from Northwe...

This One Equation May Be the Root of Intelligence

According to Dr. Joe Tsien, a leading neuroscientist at Augusta University in Georgia, the key lies in one simple, unassuming equation: N = 2i-1.

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How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math

I was a wayward kid who grew up on the literary side of life, treating math and science as if they were pustules from the plague. So it’s a little strange how I’ve ended up now—someone who dances daily with triple integrals, Fourier t...

Hacking your brain with electronics

Neuroscientists are divided about whether electrical brain stimulation improves learning or helps depression, but that hasn’t stopped DIY hackers giving it a try.

Struggling with your mathematics homework? Sudoku proving too har...

The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—And Almost Lost His Mind

THE BRAIN SURGERY lasted 11 and a half hours, beginning on the afternoon of June 21, 2014, and stretching into the Caribbean predawn of the next day. In the afternoon, after the anesthesia had worn off, the neurosurgeon came in, remov...

These Mind-Boosting Magnets Effective In Treating Anxiety and Depression

One of the leading causes of disability in the United States isn’t physical—it’s mental. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 15 million adults—approximately 6.7 percent of the population—suffer from ...

Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker donated $250 million to inc...

Your Brain Has A DELETE Button And Here’s How To Use It!

There’s an old saying in neuroscience: “neurons that fire together wire together.”

This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is why, to quote another old ...

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