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5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain Right Now

An interesting video from AsapSCIENCE about how social media affects the brain.  Are we addicted?

Neuroscience

The Neocortex: Part I

A Brief Introduction To the Neocortex

The neocortex is the most powerful general-purpose information processor known to man. Over the past few hundred years, it has been studied in excruciating detail, with attempts to understand its function focusing mainly on identifying and categorizing its fundamental features. 1,197 more words

Computer Science

Rewiring Your Brain - You Can Become Smarter!

No, this is not a lesson on neuroscience.  I simply want to share with you what I have discovered that has transformed my life! What I am talking about is not “rocket science” or anything like that. 1,118 more words

Brain

Blue Mind: how being in / near / under water improves our health

Check it out!  It certainly works for me (I walk by the ocean daily, but being IN water is really amazing…)  Thank you David Pu’u! 45 more words

Marine Life

Studying 'Connectomics'

  • What is ‘Connectomics’?
    • “the production and study of connectomes: comprehensive maps of connections within an organism’s nervous system” – Wikipedia
    • the study of brain networks…
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Studying

We were taught wrong! Humans have more than five senses

No one has to be a neuroscientist to understand there are more than five basic senses. Obviously, we can hear, see, smell, feel and taste… 272 more words

Humans