Tag: brain

brain, health, mind

Report: Your Brain Shape May Be the Key to Your Personality

Your brain is unique in the sense that it has an original shape – one that differs from the brains found in other people. Now, researchers are learning more about how the brain’s shape may play a role in personalities. Researcher Luca Passamonti recently led a team of scientists to determine how structural differences in …

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dinosaur, brain, dinosaurs, archaelogy

Scientists Have Discovered a Fossilized Piece of a Dinosaur’s Brain

Scientists who were dreaming of one day finding fossilized dinosaur brain tissue recently got their wish, but they couldn’t have imagined it would be “pickled.” This is what happened, according to a new report published in The Geological Society of London, and researchers are still marveling at their discovery. “The chances of preserving brain tissue …

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Researchers: The Battle Between Science and Religion Comes From Our Brains

The 2016 presidential election season is already off to a hot start, but what if the candidates were told that the old debate between science and religion is all in our heads? New research from scientists at Case Western Reserve University and Babson College believe this may be the case. If so, it would inevitably play in …

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Neuroscientists: Your Memory Bank is Just as Big as the World Wide Web

The Internet is a big, virtual place, but your memory bank might give it a run for its money. A new study published by researchers from the Salk Institute has discovered that the memory capacity of the brain is 10 times more than originally thought. In technical terms, it is in the “petabyte range,” which …

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How is the Brain Impacted by Outer Space?

This may seem like a silly question, especially if you don’t intend on flying up into space any time soon. However, researchers have gone the extra mile to find out how the brain reacts to outer space, and the results may surprise you. A new study, which looked at the brains of astronauts before and after …

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