THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM
Did you know you can rewire your brain? Neuroscientific research breakthroughs are revealing fascinating new truths about the malleability of our brains and thus, the malleability of ourselves as well.
This exhibit explores our ability to pay attention to several things at once. When we scan a scene, we keep track of things we've already noticed and determine what to look at next—even though we may not be aware of doing so. Some scientists beli...
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Bioengineer Kwabena Boahen's Neurogrid can simulate one million neurons and billions of synaptic connections. Boahen is working with other Stanford scientists to develop prosthetic limbs that would be controlled by a Neurogrid-like chip.
If you look directly at the "spinning" ball in this illusion by , it appears to fall straight down. But if you look to one side, the ball appears to curve to one side. The ball appears to swerve because our peripheral vision system cannot process all...
Remember the first time you saw a Möbius strip (the ring-shaped surface with only one side) and it felt like your world had been turned upside down?
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Hack Your Brain's Default Mode With Meditation
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In this excerpt from our best-selling DVD "Making the System Work For You", Dave Yoho - http://www.DaveYoho.com - gives a remarkable example as to the impact...
A visually compelling tour of the human brain, from anatomy to cells to genes and back.
You are not who you think you are. Your personality and identity is significantly more malleable than you realize. With a few simple tricks, you can exploit your brain's innate functionality to change just about anything about yourself.
One of the greatest challenges in neuroscience is to identify the map of connections between neurons. In a landmark paper published in PNAS, the EPFL's Blue Brain Project (BBP) has identified key principles that determine synapse-scale connectivity b...
The mirror neurons were proved to be the ones we use to learn and even change our way of feeling from what we see. They were discovered by mistake in an experiment with a monkey. Ro: neuroni oglinda
After millennia of research, experts still don't know very much about the human brain. As such, most of what you have picked up on the subject from pop culture is just laughably wrong.
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Bobby McFerrin uses the pentatonic scale and an audience's expectations to demonstrate neural programming at the World Science Festival 2009 . . Thanks for w...
Boing Boing presents a remix of "Synesthesia," a documentary directed by Jonathan Fowler (jonathan-fowler.com) about people whose senses blend, or mix. For i...
People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don't. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains. Brain scans they co...
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Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function creative thinking and memory performance. Ready set . . . snooze.
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Navigate the brain in a way that was never before possible; fly through major brain pathways, compare essential circuits, zoom into a region to explore the cells that comprise it, and the functions that depend on it.
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Brain is certainly the most amazing part of human body. It becomes more interesting when it does not work the way you expect it should. Psychology frequently
http://www.ted.com Henry Markram says the mysteries of the mind can be solved -- soon. Mental illness, memory, perception: they're made of neurons and electr...
and of the Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London have found using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) that
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) published Tuesday a landmark paper entitled Network architecture of the long-distance pathways
"Humans Seeing Humans: How the Brain Perceives Other Minds" shows that despite the realistic human characteristics displayed in the faces of dolls, computer ...
Far from just a few hours of psychedelia, a trip on magic mushrooms could stay with you your whole life - in a good way, according to Roland Griffiths, a neuroscientist at Johns Hopkins University.
From the perspective of neuroscience, listening to music is one of the most complex things you can do. Many parts of your brain have to work together to comprehend even the simplest tune.