Found : No Cure for Songs Stuck in Your Head ALBANY, N.Y. – Unexpected and insidious, the earworm slinks its way into the brain and refuses to leave. Symptoms vary, although high levels of annoyance and frustration are common. There are numerous potential treatments, but no cure. "Earworm" is the term coined by University of…

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Found : Neanderthals were not ‘stupid,’ says new research LONDON (AFP) — Neanderthals were not as stupid as they have been portrayed, according to new research Tuesday showing their stone tools were as good as those made by the early ancestors of modern humans, Homo sapiens. The findings by a team of scientists at British…

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Found : Male and Female brains, empathy and systematization According to this theory, a person (whether male or female) has a particular "brain type". There are three common brain types: for some individuals, empathising is stronger than systemising. This is called the female brain, or a brain of type E. For other individuals, systemising is…

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Found : Altered photos play tricks on memory New York, Nov 22 – Doctored photos have a way of affecting your memory, according to a new study that used digitally altered images of public events. The study, initiated by the University of California at Irvine, found that doctored photos of public events can make them…

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Found : Quantum Psychodynamics of Dreams As Freud so brilliantly described in The Interpretation of Dreams, the unconscious contains many things that we will not allow to enter into consciousness. During the day, the conscious mind is very active in focusing attention on those things we wish to think about, or to admit to ourselves.…

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Found : Study Suggests Difference Between Female And Male Sexuality (women naturally bisexual) Three decades of research on men's sexual arousal show patterns that clearly track sexual orientation — gay men overwhelmingly become sexually aroused by images of men and heterosexual men by images of women. In other words, men's sexual arousal patterns seem obvious.…

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Found : The Virtual Multiverse Theory of Free Will Borges portrayed the world as consisting of pathways defining series of events, in which each pathway eventually reaches a decision-point at which it forks out into more than one future pathway. Borges’ “paths” are the “branches” of the mathematical “tree structures” used to model multiverses; and…

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Found : Where perverse impulses and urges come from Perverse impulses seem to arise when people focus intensely on avoiding specific errors or taboos. The theory is straightforward: to avoid blurting out that a colleague is a raging hypocrite, the brain must first imagine just that; the very presence of that catastrophic insult, in turn,…

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Found : Lancet Study on NDEs As described on the NPR website, "More than half of adult Americans report they have had a spiritual experience that changed their lives. Now, scientists from universities like Harvard, Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins are using new technologies to analyze the brains of people who claim they have touched the…

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Found : Special K could be used to treat depression LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have unraveled how a horse tranquilizer and hallucinogenic night club drug known as "Special K" can ease depression, researchers said on Friday. Ketamine, which can also cause feelings of detachment, could pave the way for new treatments for people suffering from…

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