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The NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is part of a focus aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. The intent is to map the activity of the human brain.

The Brain: A User’s Guide to Emotions- infographic

As neuroscience researchers work to unravel the inner workings of the brain, we know more than ever before about the mysteries of where emotions originate in the brain and the connections between instinct, intelligence and emotion. Very interesting to me

For many years, scientists have speculated that the human brain features a “God spot”, one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality.

New research has indicated that there is no one God-spot in the human brain and that in fact spirituality is stimulated across all lobes in the brain

Synapses Shrink as Part of the Learning Process, or Why Cramming Doesnt Work | Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered a surprising new phase in the learning process that involves the shrinking of synaptic connections and explains why cramming for exams yields few long term benefits. The research has shown that in the short term, synapses get even stronger than previously thought, but then quickly go through a transitional phase where they weaken.

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered a surprising new phase in the learning process in which synapses shrink which explains why cramming for exams yields few long term benefits.

What makes us extroverts and introverts?

How Our Brains Make Memories Surprising new research about the act of remembering may help people with post-traumatic stress disorder