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Blue Light Can Improve Alertness and Attention Day or Night

13 February 2014

Exposure to blue light can improve reaction times, attention and boost brain waves, according to a new study.

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Possibility of Selectively Erasing Unwanted Memories

12 February 2014

Could memories of drug abuse or trauma be selectively erased?

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Unique Human Brain Area Identified that Separates Us From Monkeys

11 February 2014

First study to compare human and monkey brains with modern MRI methods reaches fascinating conclusions.

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Have You Heard? Some Gossip Can Be Good for Groups

10 February 2014

A study of gossip has found that it can have positive effects on group behaviour, including encouraging cooperation and deterring selfishness.

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Movie-and-Talk: Can This Simple Exercise Help Save a Marriage?

9 February 2014

A new three-year study finds that divorce rates were more than halved by watching movies about relationships and discussing them afterwards.

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Memory is Not Like a Video Camera: Rather The Present Can Be Spliced into the Past

8 February 2014

New memories can be edited and spliced into old ones, according to a new study.

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8 Wonderful Psychological Effects of Being Compassionate

6 February 2014

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~Dalai Lama

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