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    NYU researchers find out why screams are so scary via new study
    Screaming is important and not just to ward off the Boogeyman. Even so, the higher pitch and abruptness evoke immediate surprise and response. Screams sound scary and in many instances evoke fear. In the case of some post-doctoral students at New...
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    Neuroscience and Criminal Punishment
    Neuroscience is continuing to show that strict punishment is not optimally effective in preventing or reducing crime. Yet we as a culture persist in our resistance to change.Science is also showing that parenting is a mechanism that passes down...
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    Memory retrieval possible after amnesia; scientists use light to restore memory
    Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that shedding a little light on amnesia can bring about the recall of lost memories. Using optogenetics, a technology that controls brain activity with light, researchers...
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    Sophisiticated neuroscience research 'discovers' what ad writers always knew
    Talk about killing flies with an elephant gun. Nielsen, the audience research company, put together a consumer neuroscience group to help advertisers learn how to "break trough the clutter" of "competing messages constantly fighting...
  • Understanding the brain science of leadership
    Brain science and leadership
    One can say the brain is probably the most enigmatic organ in our body. During the past 10 years the understanding of this complex center of our mind has grown exponentially. Behavioral scientists have just begun to put these notions together to...
  • The neuroscience of healing migraines and seizures with mediation
    The neuroscience of healing migraines and seizures with meditation
    Meditation/prayer can take on many formsIt’s a form of mental exercise, the focus on an object or thought will produce dramatic results and there is scientific proof. Evidence that tells us that we have the power to change the way our brains...
  • Care for the brain is imperative
    Care for the brain is imperative
    In Oklahoma there are people diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Dementia or other brain conditions. According to the 2014 Scientific American magazine articles from the field of Neuroscience, there are multiple preventative things one can do for...
  • Excess of synapses in the brain may contribute to development of autism
    Excess of synapses in the brain may contribute to development of autism
    Many children and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience a hyper-sensitivity to sensory input from the environment, such as light or sounds, and to social situations. A new study published Thursday in the journal Neuron...
  • Neuroimaging of the brain
    Learning something new enhances brain health
    Neurobiology has come a long way since the 20th century, thanks to the ability to scan the brain through the use of superior medical technology that can literally map a person's brain. Today via these new scanning techniques Neurobiologists...
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    Scientists locate part of brain responsible for 'never again' hangover feeling
    Neuroscientists at the University of Utah believe that they've found the exact part of the brain that causes the 'never again' feeling during hangovers brought on by a night of drinking. Anyone who has partied just a little too hard...
  • Laughter and meditation produces similar Gamma waves in brain
    New study shows laughter produces brain waves like master of meditation
    In a study from Loma Linda University Health, presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 conference meetings in San Diego on April 27, 2014, joyful or mirthful laughter was shown to produce brain wave frequencies similar to those seen among people...
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    Discovering the causes of forgetfulness and PTSD
    Ever have a “senior moment?” Or forget a name during the course of an introduction? Or recall a moment so vividly that it seems to be happening before your eyes?It is, in a way. That was one of many neuroscience insights Dr. Apostolos...
  • New neuroscience journal is edited by kids, for kids
    New neuroscience journal is edited by kids, for kids
    Here's an incredible new educational resource for kids. Frontiers in Neuroscience for Young Minds is a new web-based science journal that involves kids in the editorial process.The site explains:Frontiers in Neuroscience for Young Minds is a...
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    Sugar addiction may be root cause of eating disorders
    Are you addicted to sugar? Although the idea of being addicted to food is rejected by many, there are a growing number of voices calling out sugary treats as more addictive than cocaine. Earlier today, Atlantic contributor Robert Lustig posited...
  • Oxytocin enhances activity in social centers of brain in children with autism
    Oxytocin enhances activity in social centers of brain in children with autism
    In a study published Monday in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers at the Yale Child Study Center has found that nasally administering doses of oxytocin increases activity in the social centers of the brain...
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