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Do ADHD Drugs Take a Toll on the Brain?

Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2009|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , |

From Scientific American: Research hints that hidden risks might accompany long-term use of the medicines that treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder · Go to Do ADHD Drugs Take a Toll on the Brain? →

The Music Instinct

Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2009|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , |

From PBS · Go to The Music Instinct →

Christopher deCharms scans the brain in real time

Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2008|Filed in: Videos|Topics: , , , |

From TED: Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use fMRI to show brain activity — thoughts, emotions, pain — while it is happening. In other words, you can actually see how you feel.

Triune brain

Published: Tue, May 13, 2008|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

in Wikipedia: model proposed by Paul MacLean; three separate brains: R-complex, limbic system, neocortex · Go to Triune brain →

Brain Power Unused Is Brain Power Lost, Perhaps

Published: Thu, Oct 25, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

· Go to Brain Power Unused Is Brain Power Lost, Perhaps →

10 amazingly simple tricks to turn your brain into a powerful thinking machine

Published: Tue, Oct 9, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

There are two basic principles to keep your brain healthy and sharp as you age: variety and curiosity. · Go to 10 amazingly simple tricks to turn your brain into a powerful thinking machine →

Antonio Damasio: Emotion, feeling and social behavior: The brain perspective

Published: Thu, Aug 9, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , , |

Delving into activity in the anterior portion of the cerebral hemi”spheres,” Damasio’s research brings us closer to understanding the interaction between affect, consciousness, and memory — the processes that both keep us alive and make life worth l · Go to Antonio Damasio: Emotion, feeling and social behavior: The brain perspective →

26 Reasons What You Think is Right is Wrong

Published: Tue, Jul 31, 2007|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , , , , |

a cognitive bias is something that our minds commonly do to distort our own view of reality. Here are the 26 most studied and widely accepted cognitive biases. · Go to 26 Reasons What You Think is Right is Wrong →