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How the Human Heart Functions as a Second Brain

Posted by on October 11, 2016 in Nature, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 16 Comments
How the Human Heart Functions as a Second Brain

Did you know that the human heart is the organ that generates the strongest electromagnetic field of any organ of the human body? In fact, the electromagnetic field of your heart can be measured up to a few feet away from your body. Furthermore, this energy field changes in relation to your emotions. One thing you should know about electromagnetic field is that every organ and cell in your body generate an energy field.

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Tech Geniuses – Including Elon Musk – Think We’re Living In a Holographic Reality, Are Funding Ventures To Free The Collective

Posted by on October 11, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Tech Geniuses – Including Elon Musk – Think We’re Living In a Holographic Reality, Are Funding Ventures To Free The Collective

According to The New Yorker’s Tad Friend:“Many people in Silicon Valley have become obsessed with the simulation hypothesis, the argument that what we experience as reality is in fact fabricated in a computer.” Because of this, two tech billionaires have gone so far as to secretly engage scientists to work on breaking us out of the simulation.”

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Scientific Evidence: 5 Powerful Ways Hiking Alters Your Brain

Posted by on October 9, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Scientific Evidence: 5 Powerful Ways Hiking Alters Your Brain

A 2012 University of Kansas study found that hiking increases attention spans and creative analytical skills by as much as 50%. The researchers found that exposure to nature can restore prefrontal cortex-mediated executive processes (or higher order cognitive functions) such as selective attention, problem solving, inhibition, and multi-tasking.

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Can Your Birth Month Affect Your Personality?

Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Science with 3 Comments
Can Your Birth Month Affect Your Personality?

Can the season that you were born in affect your personality? New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders. Read More: Birth season affects your mood in later life

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Hurricane Matthew Updates, Star Shoots Plasma Cannonballs | S0 News Oct.7.2016

Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Hurricane Matthew Updates, Star Shoots Plasma Cannonballs | S0 News Oct.7.2016

S0 News for Oct.7.2016: Hurricane Matthew, Hubble Detects Giant Plasma ‘Cannonballs’ Shooting from Star, Earthquake/Volcano Animation Map, and more…

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Americans Used to Get Happier in Their Thirties. Not Any More

Posted by on October 6, 2016 in Nature, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 10 Comments
Americans Used to Get Happier in Their Thirties. Not Any More

For decades, Americans struggled through angst-filled and turbulent teenage years only to become happier once they reached the full bloom of adulthood. But that link between age and happiness disappeared in 2010, according to a study published in Social Psychological and Personality Science on Nov. 5. Adolescents have become steadily happier while those in their thirties are more miserable.

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Hurricane Matthew Major Alert, Typhoon Chaba Major Damage, Space Weather | S0 News Oct.6.2016

Posted by on October 6, 2016 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Hurricane Matthew Major Alert, Typhoon Chaba Major Damage, Space Weather | S0 News Oct.6.2016

Earth and space weather news by S0 for October 6, 2016: Analysis of sunspots; Typhoon Chaba batters South Korea and heads to Japan; Hurricane Matthew’s U.S. Impacts: Life-Threatening Storm Surge, Damaging Winds, Flooding Rainfall; Saturn’s moon Dione harbors a subsurface ocean; Study Predicts Next Global Dust Storm on Mars

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Your Brain On Ayahuasca – A Scientific Look at the Effect of the Popular “Spiritual Drug”

Posted by on October 3, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 9 Comments
Your Brain On Ayahuasca – A Scientific Look at the Effect of the Popular “Spiritual Drug”

If you’re going to use take a self-realization trip with Ayahuasca, get to know the facts about it first. Watch this short, informative video.

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Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because Their Brains Are More Complex, Study Finds

Posted by on October 2, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 106 Comments
Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because Their Brains Are More Complex, Study Finds

Study shows that women need more sleep than men for a very good reason – the female brain is more complex (sorry guys).

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Your Brain Peforms Better When It Slows Down (Video)

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Your Brain Peforms Better When It Slows Down (Video)

Best-selling author Steven Kotler recently visited Big Think to discuss the optimization of consciousness through flow states, a key topic in his recently published book, The Rise of Superman. The best way to describe a flow state is to use the example of practically every action movie released since The Matrix. Experiencing flow is similar to being in “bullet time.” Like Keanu Reeves’ Neo (though certainly not on his level), a person in flow obtains the ability to keenly hone their focus on the task at hand so that everything else disappears.

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Researchers Finally Confirm that Marijuana DOES NOT Lower IQ in Adolescents

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 37 Comments
Researchers Finally Confirm that Marijuana DOES NOT Lower IQ in Adolescents

Since marijuana users were 17 times more likely to also smoke cigarettes, researchers speculate that cigarette use may be a more reliable predictor of reduced IQ.

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Scientists Make Breakthrough in the Fight Against Superbugs

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Make Breakthrough in the Fight Against Superbugs

Shu Lam’s discovery offers hope and opens up a whole new avenue for fighting antimicrobial resistance, but it will take quite some time before this translates into real-world use.

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Hug Hormone Oxytocin Boosts Bonding By Releasing Cannabis-Like Molecules

Posted by on September 28, 2016 in Science with 11 Comments
Hug Hormone Oxytocin Boosts Bonding By Releasing Cannabis-Like Molecules

A new study indicates that oxytocin might make social interactions more rewarding and pleasurable by stimulating our own cannabinoid system.

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Your Brain Is Not Your Mind: An Exploration of the True Nature of Consciousness

Your Brain Is Not Your Mind: An Exploration of the True Nature of Consciousness

What do we really know about the intrinsic nature of consciousness and its essential role (if any) in the nature of cosmos? Probably a lot less than many would assume. There is no question that our knowledge of brains has expanded massively in the past century. But what does all this data about brains really tell us about consciousness?

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Sept. 26: NASA Sets to Release Details of ‘Surprising Activity’ on Europa, Many Speculate Alien Life

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 7 Comments
Sept. 26: NASA Sets to Release Details of ‘Surprising Activity’ on Europa, Many Speculate Alien Life

According to NASA, it will hold a teleconference on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, to present new findings From images of Europa, one of the largest of Jupiter’s 67 known moons

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