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Gender Isn’t Binary and Brains Are Not ‘Male’ Or ‘Female’

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A study searching for gender differences across the brain reveals that human brains cannot be categorized into two distinct gender classes. This post from Collective-Evolution busts the gender myth and shows that there’s no such thing as a ‘male’ or ‘female’ brain. According to an article written for Psychology Todaytitled “Brain Differences Between Genders,” written by Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D., the differences between genders ... Read More »

How to Maximize Wellbeing by Tuning 4 Brain Circuits

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Wellbeing is essentially a skill that can be learned, just like learning to play a musical instrument. This post from FEELguide gives a low-down on the four neuroplastic brain circuits that govern wellbeing and how to tune them like an instrument. Dr. Richard Davidson is one of the world’s foremost experts in the study of the neural mechanics of emotion ... Read More »

Scientists Study Bats to Learn How Humans Focus Attention

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Researchers have discovered how bats screen out sounds not worth paying attention to, and this may provide clues to how humans do the same. This post from Science Daily reports what bats reveal about how humans focus their attention. You’re at a crowded party, noisy with multiple conversations, music and clinking glasses. But when someone behind you says your name, ... Read More »

Silicon Valley Turning to Psychedelics for Harnessing Creativity

Albert Hofmann, the chemist who discovered the psychedelic effects of LSD decades ago, believed tiny doses had potential as a safe replacement for certain addictive prescription drugs. IMAGE: via archive

Tech entrepreneurs are finding LSD and other mind-altering psychedelics to be surprisingly effective tools for improving their work. This post from Inc.com sheds light on how psychedelics help improve focus, creativity, and technical problem-solving. Psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin, the active chemical in hallucinogenic mushrooms, are having a moment in the tech community. It is well-known that the godhead of technology and entrepreneurship, ... Read More »

How to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Compassion and Healing

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You can not only rewire your brain toward the good in life and have better relationships, but you can literally get unstuck from automatic negative thoughts. This post from Psych Central explains a procedure that can nudge your subconscious mind toward mindfulness, health and well-being. If you’ve followed my work, you’ve probably heard me talk about or read something I’ve ... Read More »

Why Many of the Creative Artists Are Neurotic

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Creative genius and neurotic thought patterns might have the same root cause, perhaps explaining why many artists are tortured souls. This post from Live Science investigates the truth behind creativity and neuroticism being two sides of the same coin. Sir Isaac Newton formulated the laws of gravity, built telescopes and delved into mathematical theories. He was also prone to bouts ... Read More »

Personality Types Most Likely to Be Self-Employed

A woman walks on the esplanade of La Defense, in the financial and business district in La Defense, west of Paris, April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Science gives clear indication of the personality types that lean more toward entrepreneurship rather than the climbing of a corporate ladder. This post from Agenda World Economic Forum discusses which personality types are most likely and least likely to be self-employed. Science suggests there’s one personality type that’s more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves. A ... Read More »

Strangest Recorded Case of Chronic ‘Groundhog Day’ Déjà Vu

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Experts are completely baffled by the source of one young man’s ongoing 8-year “groundhog day” déjà vu time loop. This post from FEEL Guide discusses the possible sources of this chronic time loop that is causing painful anxiety to the man. Doctors and neurologists are completely baffled by a 23-year-old British man’s ongoing battle with a chronic “Groundhog Day” phenomenon ... Read More »

Voices of Loved Ones Do Reach Brains of Coma Patients, And Heal!

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A remarkable new study shows that the voices of loved ones do reach the brains of coma patients and result in brain activity, unlike unfamiliar voices. This post from FEEL Guide describes the study and its groundbreaking results. Earlier this morning a groundbreaking new study was released by Northwestern Medicine and Hines VA, published in the journal Neurorehabilitation and Neural ... Read More »

Controversial Theory Suggests Human Brain Acts Like a Quantum Computer

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So far, neuroscience hasn’t found a satisfactory explanation for consciousness. Now a new theory proposes that to achieve the higher abilities a human brain is known for, brain processes must rely on quantum mechanics. This post from Live Science digs deeper into the proposed theory. The idea that consciousness arises from quantum mechanical phenomena in the brain is intriguing, yet ... Read More »