Tagged: brain

What If We Merge Human and Machine ?

What If We Merge Human and Machine ?

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said on Monday that humans need to merge with machines to become a sort of cyborg. Musk explained what he meant by saying that computers can communicate at “a trillion bits...

Parkinson’s Disease May Take Root in the Gut Before Moving to the Brain

Parkinson’s Disease May Take Root in the Gut Before Moving to the Brain

Parkinson’s disease, which involves the malfunction and death of nerve cells in the brain, may originate in the gut, new research suggests, adding to a growing body of evidence supporting the idea. The new study...

Brain is a Quantum Computer

Brain is a Quantum Computer

The laws of quantum mechanics prove that information can exist even in empty space . Quantum entanglement (connection between pairs or groups of particles) supposes that all information in our brain (i.e. our soul)...

Motherhood changes your brain to connect better with newborn

Motherhood changes your brain to connect better with newborn

After having a baby, the mums showed shrinking in some areas of the brain, changes not seen in any of the other groups. It may seem counter-intuitive that brain areas important for empathy shrunk...

Why Using Your GPS Is Ruining Your Brain

Why Using Your GPS Is Ruining Your Brain

In the UK, volunteers underwent a series of simulated tests while fMRIs captured their brain activity.  When the volunteers were navigating on their own – without GPS – researchers noted spikes of activity in...

Even moderate drinking may damage your brain and memory function

Even moderate drinking may damage your brain and memory function

A study…finds that drinking around these levels — 8 to 12 drinks a week — is associated with a few measures of cognitive decline that showed up on brain scans. The researchers found that moderate...

Your Brain Changes All the Time, but Being a Mom Changes It Forever

Your Brain Changes All the Time, but Being a Mom Changes It Forever

Mother’s bodies go through tons of changes before and after giving birth, but so do their brains! What really makes a mom’s brain different?

Anxiety is a way of life for Gen Y. In an insecure world, is it any surprise?

Anxiety is a way of life for Gen Y. In an insecure world, is it any surprise?

Sometimes my anxiety will fester around a particular thing – a cascade of worry about my work, health, social life, or often a simple decision I have to make. This worry becomes totally paralysing,...

Our brains as hard drives — could we delete, modify or add memories and skills?

Our brains as hard drives — could we delete, modify or add memories and skills?

Indeed, our growing understanding of how memories are formed is pushing us toward a day when we’ll be able to scrub disturbing memories from our minds, or even replace them with experiences and skills...