Archive for ‘biology’

January 1, 2017

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us. – Vox

Source: Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us. – Vox

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 22, 2016

How Do You Distinguish Between Religious Fervor and Mental Illness? – Scientific American Blog Network

It’s not meant as insult to believers; the two states of mind can share many similar characteristics

Source: How Do You Distinguish Between Religious Fervor and Mental Illness? – Scientific American Blog Network

December 18, 2016

This is your brain on art: A neuroscientist’s lessons on why abstract art makes our brains hurt so good – Salon.com

It took a Nobel-winning scientist who specializes in human memory to break new ground in art history

Source: This is your brain on art: A neuroscientist’s lessons on why abstract art makes our brains hurt so good – Salon.com

December 18, 2016

Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

Understanding life in the cosmos includes tackling the problem of consciousness—a new institute called YHouse intends to help

Source: Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness – Scientific American Blog Network

December 11, 2016

Here’s What Happens in Your Brain When You Hear a Pun — Science of Us

New research explains the neuroscience of wordplay.

Source: Here’s What Happens in Your Brain When You Hear a Pun — Science of Us

December 11, 2016

Why Running Helps Clear Your Mind — Science of Us

Research in neuroscience shows a solid link between aerobic exercise and cognitive clarity.

Source: Why Running Helps Clear Your Mind — Science of Us

December 4, 2016

Are We Nuts? | Ugotitwrong’s Blog

As one surveys the record of human behaviors and beliefs, both contemporary and historical, one notes an appalling fact:  Most human beings act as if they are clinically insane, particu…

Source: Are We Nuts? | Ugotitwrong’s Blog

December 4, 2016

The Case Against Reality – The Atlantic

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.

Source: The Case Against Reality – The Atlantic

December 4, 2016

The Mixed Reality Revolution is here, and it’ll change your world forever – FuturePi – Medium

The past 30 years have set the stage for technological and cultural change at an unprecedented scale. The rise of Personal Computing…

Source: The Mixed Reality Revolution is here, and it’ll change your world forever – FuturePi – Medium