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New Study of Improvising Jazz Pianists Shows Similar Brain Circuits Used for Music and Language

21 February 2014

Brain regions that process language are also involved in communicating through music.

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Footsie, Putters, Creepy Robots, Pain and Nakedness: 5 Wacky Psych Experiments and What They Tell Us About Being Human

20 February 2014

Studies reveal ironic mental processes, our love of secrets, why robots are creepy and more…

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Dreams: 10 Striking Insights From Psychological Science

19 February 2014

Why dreams are remembered or forgotten, where dreams are controlled in the brain, what they mean and more…

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Making Music Dramatically Improves Young Children’s Behaviour

18 February 2014

Children become 30 times more helpful after making music compared with listening to a story.

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William James on Attention and the Road to Mastery

17 February 2014

“Anything you may hold firmly in your imagination can be yours.” ― William James

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Six Neurotoxic Industrial Chemicals Linked to Rise In Brain Disorders

17 February 2014

“…children worldwide are being exposed to unrecognised toxic chemicals that are silently eroding intelligence, disrupting behaviours, truncating future achievements, and damaging societies…”

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Superstars of Psychology: 10 Best Short Talks (Videos)

16 February 2014

Here are 10 of the best talks about psychology from some of the superstars of this and related fields.

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