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Updated map of the human brain hailed as a scientific tour de force

Researchers reveal that human brain has at least 180 different regions, confirming the existence of 83 known regions and adding 97 new ones. Scientists at Washington University in St Louis created the map by combining highly-detailed MRI scans from 210 healthy young adults who had agreed to take part in the Human Connectome Project, a massive effort [...]

July 22nd, 2016|Tags: , |
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Catalyst: The science of meditation

From infamous criminals, to powerful corporations, to some of the world’s most successful athletes, meditation has never been so popular. But can it really make you smarter, happier and healthier? New research shows that it can affect the body as well as the mind, slow down the aging process, and even alter the structure of [...]

June 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |