Archive for November, 2011

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Via Scoop.it – Philosophy and Science of Mind and Brain Someone with the condition known as grapheme-color synesthesia might experience the number 2 in turquoise or the letter S in magenta. Now, researchers reporting their findings online in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on November 17 have shown that those individuals also show heightened …

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Via Scoop.it – Philosophy and Science of Mind and Brain Economics is at the start of a revolution that is traceable to an unexpected source: medical schools and their research facilities.   Efforts to link neuroscience to economics have occurred mostly in just the last few years, and the growth of neuroeconomics is still in …

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– Philosophy and Science of Mind and Brain

People who meditate may be able to use their brain in ways others can’t to tune out distractions and focus on the present task at hand.

Via www.webmd.com

 

 

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Via Scoop.it – Philosophy and Science of Mind and BrainSYDNEY: Synaesthesia – a neurological rarity in which two or more senses are connected – actually improves a number of traits such as memory and colour-processing, and could be a tool for understanding how the ‘typical’ brain works. Synaesthesia is a condition that involves the production …

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Via Scoop.it – Philosophy and Science of Mind and Brain Nature – the world’s best science and medicine on your desktop… ‘Language gene’ speeds learning
Mouse study suggests that mutation to FOXP2 gene may have helped humans learn the muscle movements for speech.Via www.nature.com