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 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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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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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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Study proves brain to brain communication through power of thought alone (VIDEO)

Dr. Chris James University of Southampton The University of Southampton recently demonstrated that communication from person to person through the power of thought alone is absolutely possible. A Brain-Computer Interfacing (BCI) was used to capture brain signals that translated into commands which the humans could control just by thinking. Dr Christopher James from the University’s …

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Scientific discovery: Silver bullets not only kill vampires but bacteria

Silver bullets: Kill bacteria Silver bullets aren’t only the Lone Ranger’s calling card, “a symbol of justice, law and order,” and an effective way to kill a vampire, but according to a recent press release by the University of New Hampshire: a powerful antimicrobial. A November 9th 2009, press release, Antimicrobials: Silver (and copper) bullets …

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Research reports gospel music decreases death anxiety, increases self-esteem

Play Aretha Franklin Gospel Tribute YouTube Can listening to gospel music decrease ones anxiety about death and increase one’s life satisfaction, self-esteem and a sense of control? Harlem Gospel Choir A new article, Listening to Religious Music and Mental Health in Later Life, authored by Matt Bradshaw, PhD, of Baylor University; Christopher G. Ellison, PhD, …

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Daydreaming may be making you unhappy

Julie Daydreaming Julie Daydreaming Artist: Morisot, Berthe (Mme. Eugene Manet) (French 1841-1895) Impressionist Painter In a recent New York Times article (November 2010): When the Mind Wanders, Happiness Also Strays, John Tierney cites new doctoral research published by Harvard psychologists, Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert that may prove “daydreaming” isn’t as good for …

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