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Meditation
Meditation for Anger Control

We humans have a tendency to relish in the pleasure which includes endangering others. It is an old custom for many of us, so please be gentle with yourself if that is where you're at this time. But let us be cautious about becoming trapped in a cycle …

Neuropsychology
Brain Cell Myths Busted! Ageing and Alcohol DO NOT Cause Neur...

Basic facts about the brain are a key part of many introductory psychology courses, including information about brain cells. For instance, for years, students (and the public) have been taught that, thanks to the ageing process, the older we get, the m…

Neuropsychology
The Real Neuroscience of Creativity and Imagination. Debunkin...

Thoughtful cognitive neuroscientists such as Anna Abraham,

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Watching Other People Move Helps Manage Parkinson's

New study by University of Manchester psychologists has shown that imitation of movement can help people with Parkinson's.

Dr. Ellen Poliakoff and Dr. Judith Bek, whose paper appears in the print version of the Journal of Neuropsychology…

Neuropsychology
Your Brain Can “Tell” Who Your Real Friends Are

You may perceive the world the way your friends do, according to a Dartmouth study finding that friends have similar neural responses to real-world stimuli and these similarities can be used to predict who your friends are.

The researchers found …

Neuropsychology
A Groundbreaking New Discovery Explains How the Brain Creates...

Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital clues to how human consciousness works.

In…

Evolutionary Psychology
Spending Time Alone is the Best Way to Get Real Rest — Even f...

Picture this. It’s a Saturday morning, and autumn sunshine is falling through the blinds. You have a cup of coffee, a book, and an easy chair. Best of all: you’re alone. Your family, housemates, spouse, or children are elsewhere, and three uninterrupte…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
“We Don't Understand Anxiety and Fear” — Neuroscientist Claims

Every age believes itself to be the age of anxiety, as Auden’s famous poem first put it. But in his new book, , the neuroscientist and writer Joseph LeDoux suggests that that has never been a stronger claim to make than it is now. In the United States,…

Neuroscience
The Quest To Understand Consciousness

The talk by Antonio Damasio.

The sense of self — consciousness — is one of the great mysteries of life and science.

Every day we wake up, regaining consciousness but what is that of which we are actually regaining?

Watch this video …

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Neuroscientists Say Multitasking Literally Drains the Energy ...

Does your morning routine consist of checking emails, browsing Facebook, downing coffee, heading to the train while Googling one last idea, checking notifications, more coffee, and going through your work email? The myriad activities crammed into your …

Emotional Intelligence
New Research: Being in Touch with Your Emotions Improves Deci...

It’s a common belief that to make optimal decisions we need to be more logical and less emotional, rather like Mr Spock in Star Trek. In fact, much evidence argues against this. Consider the behaviour of patients whose brain damage has made them unusua…

Mind & Body Intervention
The Mind-Clearing Magic of Running Explained By Neuroscience

It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run. Are you deliberating between one of two potentially life-altering decisions? Go for a run. Are yo…

Mindfulness
A Powerful New Hack to Remember Something You’ve Just Learned

The more we understand how our bodies and brains work, the more we realize that what’s good for the body is often good for the brain. In recent years, for instance,

Neuropsychology
The Mind in Matter

The first volume of Stout’s Gifford Lecture series, Mind and Matter, is a metaphysical treatise intended to clear the way for the second series, entitled God and Nature. In the book one he explores the metaphysical difficulties surrounding two of the m…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Being ‘In The Flow’: Psychologists and Neuroscientists explai...

Spirituality has been making an interesting comeback in recent years, or perhaps an entrée into the mainstream, with a new generation of young gurus and “spirit junkies” making it…

Neuroscience
The Science of Sleep: Emotional Wellness for the Twenty-Four ...

Rosalind Cartwright is one of the leading sleep researchers in the world. Her unofficial title is Queen of Dreams.

In The

Mediumism
Genetic Memory is The Key to Finding Evidence of Past Lives, ...

Does the human soul transcend the lifetime of the body it inhabits? Do humans even have souls? If we do, what happens to that soul after we die?

Big questions, such as these, require big answers. And despite what some people want you to believ…

Philosophy
Neuroscientists Back An Ancient Greek Theory of Consciousness

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently …

Neuroscience
The Healing Power of Gratitude

We live in a culture that is becoming increasingly out of balance.

Each day presents itself with more to do and what seems like less time to accomplish it in. In fact, it’s rare today to find someone who isn’t struggling to balance time, money, w…

Mindfulness
Scientists Prove That Negative Thoughts Make You Age Faster

Scientists say one's mental habits can be bad for the

Microdosing
Researchers Use Music and LSD to Understand How We attribute ...

With the assistance of the psychedelic drug LSD, scientists currently have a realisation of how the brain attributes meaning to things in our lives, like music or particular experiences. The results are published in a Current Biology

Neuropsychology
Quantum Consciousness: How Science and Spirituality Create Ou...

As a global species we may be in the throes of passing through a transition towards a different state of consciousness. This new state may likely be characterized by quantum properties such as coherence and non-local field information. Such a ‘consciou…

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