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Brains work via their Genes just as much as their Neurons

It’s not headline news that our brains are the seat of our thoughts and feelings. The brain is a body’s decision-maker, the pilot of its actions and the engineer that keeps all systems going. 161 more words


How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain that Controls Motivation

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don’t do it. There is a cluster of neurons in our brain critical for motivation, though. 53 more words


Aftermaths Of War

It is almost always common to experience hunger, starvation, or famine whenever there is war, if you’re living in such zone(s). Do we really think about why this always is? 299 more words


'We’re growing brains outside of the body'

Madeleine Lancaster has 300 brains growing in her lab – here’s how she’s done it. As she speaks, Madeleine Lancaster rests her hand on her pregnant belly. 1,947 more words


Large Human Brain Evolved as a Result of ‘Sizing Each Other Up’ in large Cooperative Social Groups

Researchers propose the human brain is disproportionately large as a result of sizing one another up in large cooperative social groups. Experts suggest that complex decisions of whether to help someone or not could have led to the disproportionately large human brain. 187 more words


The Human Advantage: A New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable

Humans are awesome. Our brains are gigantic, seven times larger than they should be for the size of our bodies. The human brain uses 25% of all the energy the body requires each day. 279 more words


Sex beyond the genitalia: The Human Brain mosaic

Sex/gender differences in the brain are of high social interest because their presence is typically assumed to prove that humans belong to two distinct categories not only in terms of their genitalia, and thus justify differential treatment of males and females. 242 more words