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Why the modern world is bad for your brain - 0 views

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    Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it's actually making us less efficient
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Our brains, and how they're not as simple as we think | Science | The Observer - 0 views

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    Neuroscience has entered the public consciousness, and changed the way we talk about ourselves. But much of what passes as knowledge is inaccurate
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Clifford Nass on Tweenage Girls and Multitasking - YouTube - 0 views

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    Tweenage girls who spend endless hours watching videos and media multitasking with digital devices tend to be less successful with social and emotional development, according Stanford researchers, including Clifford Nass, professor of communication.
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Suzana Herculano-Houzel: What is so special about the human brain? | Talk Video | TED.com - 0 views

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    The human brain is puzzling - it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why? Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel puts on her detective's cap and leads us through this mystery. By making "brain soup," she arrives at a startling conclusion.
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Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal | Science | The Guardian - 0 views

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    Maps of neural circuitry show women's brains are suited to social skills and memory, men's perception and co-ordination
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Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche | Science | The Ob... - 0 views

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    Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year
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Brain Scan Study Suggests 'Pothead' Stereotype Might Be Real - WebMD - 0 views

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    Teens who smoked or had smoked in the past had shrunken structures in areas linked to memory
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Girl Living With Half Her Brain - YouTube - 0 views

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    Girl Living With Half Her Brain
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BBC News - Brain's 'stroke shielding' cracked - 0 views

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    A part of the brain's ability to shield itself from the destructive damage caused by a stroke has been explained by researchers.
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Hippocampal volume and resilience in posttramatic stress disorder -- ScienceDaily - 0 views

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    The hippocampus, a brain region implicated in memory and interpreting environmental contexts, has been the focus of a controversy in post-traumatic stress disorder. A new study has found that larger hippocampal volume is associated with recovery of PTSD.
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