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Why Are #Yawns Contagious?

When we yawn, the reason we do it is to get more oxygen to our brain. A recent article argues that yawning may help us succeed in life. Given it’s purpose, it certainly has it’s reasons for existing and sustaining the … Continue reading

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#Sadness in the #Brain

Scientists now believe they’ve found a way to identify sadness in the brain. It’s a matter of observing increase activity between the region of the brain involved in emotion and memory. The amygdala and the hippocampus are the two regions … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to Sluggish #Brain

It’s not just an old wives tale – lack of sleep does crazy things to your brain. Heck, there’s a reason it’s part of Navy SEAL training. In fact, driving while sleep deprived is a little like driving drunk. Your reaction time … Continue reading

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The Sound of an #Overeating #Brain

Finally, researchers are able to pinpoint the naughty neurons in your brain responsible for overeating. Mind over matter is no joke and it’s particularly serious when you’re talking about overeating. OMG! It’s about the OGT neurons.  As luck would have it, … Continue reading

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Does This Research Sound Like A Movie?

The fear of memory loss is a looming threat for many people. New research is showing how blue light therapy may retrieve misplaced memories. Through a shocking application of a genetically modified virus and blue light, memories temporarily misplaced due … Continue reading

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