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Finding music in the brain: a stimulation study of an opera singer during awake...

Music is one of the most fascinating functions of the brain. Singing, as a particular aspect of music, is even more complex. When we sing...
Do you need to worry about yourself if your sibling has autism

Do you need to worry about yourself if your sibling has autism?

I used to work with a diligent student in a research project. He impressed me a lot not only because he was intelligent and responsible...
Surprise

Tell me something I don’t know

Do you like surprises? If you don’t, it might be because our brain works very hard to avoid being surprised. The brain always tries to predict...
So hard to disagree

Why is it so hard to disagree?

We often find it hard to disagree with others, even though making autonomous choices is a basic human right. When we disagree with a loved...
Dog running

Dogs and humans: similar lifespan development of attention

Attention is a fundamental cognitive ability we use in daily life. It helps us find new things in the environment, spot new faces in a...
Activity of Different Topics on a Similar Timeline

Does knowledge have an invisible brain

If the market has an invisible hand, does knowledge creation and representation have an “invisible brain”? While knowledge is viewed as a product of neuron...
Does our gut control our brain

Does our gut control our brain?

Humans are teeming with bacteria. The ones living in our guts are particularly important because they can dramatically influence our health, both positively and negatively. However,...
Brain Training

Do you believe brain training smartphone apps?

Nowadays brain training apps have become popular. With a simple, short, and colorful game, many smartphone users think that they get a chance to improve...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...