Most Relaxing Song in the World?

Neuroscientists Say This Is The Most Relaxing Song In The World The moment you have all been waiting for.  Drum roll please… The most relaxing song in the word is…“Weightless” by Marconi Union. You can learn more about this study and… Continue Reading →

Learning Music Gives Kids Extra Brain Connections

Teaching young children to play a musical instrument helps them to develop new brain connections that could stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. According to new research set to be presented at the upcoming annual… Continue Reading →

Does Studying Make You Hungrier Than Exercising?

A recent study of college students found that they consumed more food after working on hard test problems than after a bout of running on a treadmill. Study authors suggest that this means that using intense brain power may trigger… Continue Reading →

This Is Your Brain On… Kitten Pics?

The advent and widespread adoption of the Internet has led to something those early web developers probably never imagined: a massive proliferation of baby animal pictures, videos, and memes. If you can believe it, there are actually dozens of researchers… Continue Reading →

The Exploring Versus the Exploiting Brain

In a new study published in Psychological Science, neuroscientists Moshe Bar, director of the Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University and a professor at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, concluded that the less our minds our loaded… Continue Reading →

Reward Circuits of the Teenage Brain Activated by Peers

It’s no secret that teenagers are influenced by their peers. Now, a new study conducted by researchers at UCLA’s Ahmanson–Lovelace Brain Mapping Center looked specifically at how teen brains reacted to “likes” of photos on social media. The main finding… Continue Reading →

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