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Curb the Aging Brain’s Distractibility with Practice

Learning to filter out unwanted information can bring older adults’ focus back to young adult levels

Feb 12, 2015 |By Esther Landhuis

As we age, we seem to get worse at ignoring irrelevant stimuli. 301 more words


Happy faces/sad faces

Dogs can tell the difference between happy and angry human faces, according to a research published recently in the journal Cell Biology.

The discovery represents the first solid evidence that an animal other than humans can discriminate between emotional expressions in another species, the researchers say. 305 more words


The Surprising Reason That Empathising With Strangers Can Be Hard

Source: Psyblog

Stress from the presence of strangers reduces people’s ability to empathise, a new study finds.

However, just 15 minutes of playing a video game together is enough to overcome this barrier and allow strangers to empathise with each other. 484 more words


Lilou Mace: COSMIC GRACE! RETURNING TO SOURCE - Drunvalo Melchizedek parts 1 and 2

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Smartphone thumb skills are altering our brains

Public Release: 23-Dec-2014

University of Zurich

Every region of the body — from the toes to the jaw and tongue — has a particular processing area in our emotional center in the brain, the somatosensory cortex. 451 more words

Behavior Modification

Creation: Birds know a storm is coming

Every morning, I put a cup of wild bird seed and peanuts-in-shells (for the blue jays) in my garden, right outside my bedroom window.

The birds come immediately. 664 more words

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