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Getting Real About Brain Science – A Challenge to the Current Model SFGate Knocking down this assumption isn’t likely to be funded by the federal government the way it is funneling $100 million into the Brain Activity Map.

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More Evidence That Sleep Helps Strengthen Memory

Sleep may aid in the reinforcement of memory, a new study in rats suggests.

The rats in the Journal of Neuroscience study were initially conditioned to recognize a particular odor by being administered a mild foot shock during wakefulness in response to the odor information; the rats’ fear response to …

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Your brain stores imagination and memory separately Wired.co.uk Neuroscientists have pinpointed where imagination hides in the brain and found it to be functionally distinct from related processes such as memory.

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Angry Expressions Show Universal Signs of Human Strength, Study Suggests Chinatopix The lead author, Aaron Sell, who is a lecturer at Griffith University as well as a postdoctoral scholar from UC Santa Barbara’s Center for Evolutionary Psychology,…

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Are women more compassionate than men? What the science tells us

Tackling the question of whether women are more innately compassionate than men, Seppala outlines some of the scientific research on the topic before concluding: Rather than suggesting that [bonding and nurturing] tendencies might have made women more compassionate than men, I would argue that they …