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9 Things That Will Change and Improve Your Life Forever – Cheezburger

July 25, 2013


Clever ways to get around some of life’s most persistent problems. via 9 Things That Will Change and Improve Your Life Forever – Cheezburger. Advertisements

How the brain creates the ‘buzz’ that helps ideas spread

July 6, 2013


¬†How do ideas spread? What messages will go viral on social media, and can this be predicted? UCLA psychologists have taken a significant step toward answering these questions, identifying for the first time the brain regions associated with the successful spread of ideas, often called “buzz.” The research has a broad range of implications, the […]

Men Are From Mars — Neuroscientists Find That Men And Women Respond Differently To Stress

July 1, 2013


Functional magnetic resonance imaging of men and women under stress showed neuroscientists how their brains differed in response to stressful situations. In men, increased blood flow to the left orbitofrontal cortex suggested activation of the “fight or flight” response. In women, stress activated the limbic system, which is associated with emotional responses. There are many […]