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18

Nov

How do rappers freestyle on the spot?Freestyle rappers essentially shut down the parts of their brains that might disrupt their creative flow.

How do rappers freestyle on the spot?
Freestyle rappers essentially shut down the parts of their brains that might disrupt their creative flow.

16

Oct

Brains of human cadavers may provide new stem cellsThe new research could lead to new stem cells therapies and insights into a variety of mental disorders.

Brains of human cadavers may provide new stem cells
The new research could lead to new stem cells therapies and insights into a variety of mental disorders.

12

Apr

Cooperating mini-brains show how intelligence evolvedArtificial neural networks set up by scientists to serve as mini-brains “learned” to work together, as well as how to cheat.

Cooperating mini-brains show how intelligence evolved
Artificial neural networks set up by scientists to serve as mini-brains “learned” to work together, as well as how to cheat.

03

Feb

Some brains are predisposed toward addiction, study suggestsWhile brain abnormalities certainly play a role in addictive personalities, people’s life experiences and environment play a part as well.

Some brains are predisposed toward addiction, study suggests
While brain abnormalities certainly play a role in addictive personalities, people’s life experiences and environment play a part as well.

25

Nov

Researchers go inside the brains of psychopathsThe researchers found reduced connections between a part of the brain associated with empathy and decision-making in diagnosed psychopaths.

Researchers go inside the brains of psychopaths
The researchers found reduced connections between a part of the brain associated with empathy and decision-making in diagnosed psychopaths.

27

Jul

Why people up North have bigger eyes and brainsPeople from northern parts of the world have evolved bigger brains and larger eyes to help them to cope with long, dark winters and dim skies. It’s not because they are smarter, however, but because they need bigger vision areas in the brain to cope with the low light levels at high latitudes.

Why people up North have bigger eyes and brains
People from northern parts of the world have evolved bigger brains and larger eyes to help them to cope with long, dark winters and dim skies. It’s not because they are smarter, however, but because they need bigger vision areas in the brain to cope with the low light levels at high latitudes.