I have been concentrating recently, on trying to express my feelings through my watercolor studies. The closest I’ve come to attaining this goal was in a recent post ( 434 more words
With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body.
A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation. 602 more words
Huge step forward! Very exciting!!! These chips require less energy, generate minimal heat and work really fast!
WSJ: IBM Unveils Chip Simulating Brain Functions
The technology company has developed a microchip that simulates functions of neurons, synapses and other features of the brain to perform calculations. 318 more words
By: Andrew Huhn, 4th year PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program
America loves football. Brutal, high-flying, smash-mouth football.
The players seem like gladiators from another era. 784 more words
So, here’s some hot off the press research that I did…
We exposed rats to a high fat / high sugar “junk food” diet or a standard diet in the control animals and then tested their memories on a task known as trace conditioning which allowed us to determine how different memory systems were functioning – the hippocampus and the amygdala. 221 more words