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One-third of American adults say they'd be 'enthusiastic' about having a microchip implanted in their brain to 'enhance their thinking power'

Claire BernishThe Free Thought ProjectOver one-third of Americans would not only accept a microchip implant in their brain, but would be "enthusiastic" about the receiving the device to 'enhance their thinking power.' Once the subject of dystopian...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 29, 2016

The Neuroscience of Sales: The Anchoring Effect

Why do car dealers still put sticker prices on car windows when we all know that “Dealer Invoice” is not what the dealer actually paid and MSRP is just an artificially inflated number? It would stand to reason that if we recognize this obvious sa...

Fitzgerald’s Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience 7th Edition

  Fitzgerald’s Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience 7th Edition Utilizing clear text and explanatory artwork to make clinical neuroanatomy and neuroscience as accessible as possible, this newly updated edition expertly integrates clinica...
by booksmedicos on Jul 18, 2016

Dawn Of The Clinically Dead?

When do we die? Medical science has pushed back the barriers to survival again and again. There are many people alive today that survived strokes, heart attacks and other once-fatal conditions. But sometimes, there is no avoiding the grim reaper. Rig...
by Brain Sponge on Jul 14, 2016

The Neuroscience of Sales: Unseating an Incumbent

Competing against an incumbent provider is one of the more challenging sales situations that we encounter.  The existing account holder likely has a stronger relationship with the client, first-hand knowledge of the client’s business, and enjoys t...

The Neuroscience of Sales: Resolving the Irrational Objection

In Sales, we hear them all the time — objections from our customers that just don’t make a lot of rational sense… not to us, anyway. We don’t say it out loud, but we’re thinking, “What? Where did that objection come from?” The irrationa...

The Common Chemicals That Are Bad For Your Child’s Brain

Is western society toxic to the development of children’s brains? We are routinely exposed to several classes of chemicals that are known to be harmful to neurodevelopment. Recently, a report stated that out of 163 potentially harmful chemicals...
by Brain Sponge on Jul 7, 2016

Like Taking Risks? Thank Your Dopamine Levels

Why do humans take risks? And what makes people more or less likely to engage in risky behaviour? It seems that taking risks is largely down to a powerful brain chemical. The Neurochemistry of Taking Risks Dopamine is a neurotransmitter. Neurotransmi...
by Brain Sponge on Jun 16, 2016

Breakthrough? How Anti-Memories Balance Your Mind

What is an anti-memory? An evil memory mastermind hellbent on total brain domination? Thankfully, no. Anti-memories are more like anti-matter particles in physics. Except they won’t make your head explode and the Starship Enterprise wouldn̵...
by Brain Sponge on May 19, 2016

Breakthrough? How Anti-Memories Balance Your Mind

What is an anti-memory? An evil memory mastermind hellbent on total brain domination? Thankfully, no. Anti-memories are more like anti-matter particles in physics. Except they won’t make your head explode and the Starship Enterprise wouldn̵...
by Brain Sponge on May 19, 2016

Gods and Rods

The human mind is an unsolved mystery. Oh, we know a lot about the brain, and advances in neuroscience have been startlingly swift. The mind, which is not the same as the brain, still eludes us. I took enough psychology … Continue reading ͛...

Does Science Know What Causes Deja Vu?

Have you felt that you’ve already experienced something, even though you know you’re experiencing it for the first time? It’s unsettling and creepy, and around two-thirds of us have had déjà vu at some time. What is going on? Are...
by Brain Sponge on Apr 19, 2016

Does Science Know What Causes Deja Vu?

Have you felt that you’ve already experienced something, even though you know you’re experiencing it for the first time? It’s unsettling and creepy, and around two-thirds of us have had déjà vu at some time. What is going on? Are...
by Brain Sponge on Apr 19, 2016

Video: Possible Breakthrough In How Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

The Zika virus pandemic has been one of the big news stories of 2016. Why should a virus that causes mild discomfort in adults be so prominent in the news? One of the main reasons is the corresponding microcephaly pandemic, which is suspected to be c...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 8, 2016

Video: Possible Breakthrough In How Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

The Zika virus pandemic has been one of the big news stories of 2016. Why should a virus that causes mild discomfort in adults be so prominent in the news? One of the main reasons is the corresponding microcephaly pandemic, which is suspected to be c...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 8, 2016

The Human Brain For The Lazy

Do you wish that you knew more about your brain? Do you balk at the word neuroscience? Are you like the many of us that suffer from poor attention spans? Are you tired of these questions yet? Let’s be honest, there are many many things that we&...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 3, 2016

The Human Brain For The Lazy

Do you wish that you knew more about your brain? Do you balk at the word neuroscience? Are you like the many of us that suffer from poor attention spans? Are you tired of these questions yet? Let’s be honest, there are many many things that we&...
by Brain Sponge on Mar 3, 2016

Dream Time

Like most people, I seldom remember my dreams. When I do, or when only the powerful feeling remains, I know that they are very emotional events. Something is always going on, and my attention is riveted. I recently read J. … Continue reading &#...

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Can you forget how to believe in God?

Destin forgot how to ride a bike. Can we forget how to believe in God? See more excellent videos by Destin at Smarter Every Day Keith, my brother in law, is a Baptist (like me). Unlike me, however, he has spent a number of years in the Episcopal Chur...


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