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How the Brain Stores Memories

24 June 2014

Neuroscientists record activity of individual neurons to show how memories are formed in the living brain.

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Musical Training Increases Executive Brain Function in Children and Adults

23 June 2014

People with musical training make better choices and their brains process information more efficiently.

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Why Being In a Group Causes Some to Forget Their Morals

20 June 2014

Three reasons good people do bad things.

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“I Am a Lovable Person!”: Why Positive Mantras Backfire For Some

19 June 2014

The positive mantra has long been a staple of self-help books.

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The Emotion That Boosts Self-Control and Saves You Money

18 June 2014

We have a new ally in the struggle to resist temptation.

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For Happiness, Does Money Beat Respect?

15 June 2014

Why the ‘local-ladder effect’ is so important for happiness.

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Mental Health Problems Can Shorten Life More Than Heavy Smoking

14 June 2014

A serious mental health problem can reduce life expectancy by 10 to 20 years, according to a new analysis by psychiatrists.

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