Should you talk to your kids about money? Study shows they know your secrets

North Carolina State University published a study that finds parents should make an effort to talk with their children about money. The paper, “Money Matters: Children’s Perceptions of Parent-Child Financial Disclosure,” published in the online journal Communication Research Reports, was authored by Dr. Lynsey Romo, an assistant professor of communication at NC State and Dr. …

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Study shows laughter produces brain waves like master of meditation

In a study from Loma Linda University Health, presented at the Experimental Biology conference meetings in San Diego, joyful or mirthful laughter was shown to produce brain wave frequencies similar to those seen among people who reach what is considered the desired “true state of meditation.” Researchers, led by Lee Berk, an associate professor in …

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Study shows a glass of water reduces pain just as well as a lollipop

A recent study published in the Journal of Neuroscience by authors Peggy Mason, PhD, professor of neurobiology, and Hayley Foo, PhD, research associate professor of neurobiology at the University of Chicago, is the first to show that while ingesting food or drink, a powerful painkilling effect occurs. They found a region in the brainstem called …

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Spooky lecture from 1996 prophesizes the future of the WWW and its spiritual dimension

On February 1st 1996, at Mpath’s Internet Game Developers Conference in San Jose, California a video game developer named Brain Moriarty gave an amazing lecture “to a crowd that seemingly grew smaller and smaller as he talked on.” “The Point Is,” (1996) is a virtual and hypnotic roller-coaster ride that starts from a point of …

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The new age of psychotherapy: All you need is a PC and an Avatar

Desktop Virtual Reality NeuroVR The use of virtual environments for the treatment of specific phobias like the fear of heights, flying, and public speaking has been around for over a decade. Psychotherapists have used different forms of these virtual spaces to safely expose their patients to their phobias in the relatively “safe? and controlled environment …

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Scientist’s fMRI, mind reading, crystals and the third eye (VIDEO)

Kyanite crystals and thought transference This year, CBS’ 60 minutes reported that scientists are coming close to “reading minds” with fMRI scans. It’s only a matter of time when science will catch up and realize the ability to “read minds” is an innate human skill that ancient metaphysicians have documented for thousands of years and …

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Neuroscientists pinpoint the key to keeping your mind sharp into old age

Laboratory T-shirt. It was designed by Dr. Anna D. Fails, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University Separate from some more serious problems like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, memory-making and cognitive abilities weaken somewhat as we age. But according to new studies, this biological mental decline can be …

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