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How to Use Your Heart Wisdom

How to Use Your Heart Wisdom

The process of working with your heart guidance is better likened to a hunk of awareness that clusters in the area of your heart. You drop into that space, which is the center of your being — your core — and you try to sense your inborn intelligence…something called the innate.

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MSG is Being Used as One of the Ingredients in Vaccines

MSG is Being Used as One of the Ingredients in Vaccines

MSG, a taste-enhancing food additive, is also an ingredient in five vaccines recommended by the CDC. MSG is used as a stabilizer in vaccines. Studies have shown that MSG can injure brain neurons.

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Your Brain Can Be Trained To Regulate Negative Emotions, Study Shows

Written by on January 14, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 11 Comments
Your Brain Can Be Trained To Regulate Negative Emotions, Study Shows

A simple, computer-training task can change your brain’s wiring to regulate emotional reactions, according to a recent study. The researchers hope to examine the impact of this non-emotional training on individuals who are depressed or anxious.

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A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal the Brain in Exquisite Detail

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal the Brain in Exquisite Detail

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you’d expect to find on the starship Enterprise. Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen consumption deep within the body. He has also created a camera that shoots at 100 billion frames a second, fast enough to freeze an object traveling at the speed of light.

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Newfound Brain/Lymph System Link May Lead to Better Health

Newfound Brain/Lymph System Link May Lead to Better Health

Researchers in Finland confirmed a suspected link between the brain and lymphatic system using new imaging technology to answer the question of brain fluid draining into the lymph system without a direct link between the two. The research team at the University of Helsinki said the discovery could be significant for the way brain diseases and disorders are handled.

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Humans’ Built-in GPS is our 3-D Sense of Smell

Humans’ Built-in GPS is our 3-D Sense of Smell

Like homing pigeons, humans have a nose for navigation because our brains are wired to convert smells into spatial information, new research from the University of California, Berkeley, shows. While humans may lack the scent-tracking sophistication of, say, a search-and-rescue dog, we can sniff our way, blindfolded, toward a location whose scent we’ve smelled only once before, according to the UC Berkeley study published today (June 17) in the journal PLOS ONE.

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Read Actual Books, Put Pen to Paper for a Better Brain

Written by on February 23, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Read Actual Books, Put Pen to Paper for a Better Brain

Texts themselves, so far as our brains are concerned, are physical landscapes. So it shouldn’t be surprising that we respond differently to words printed on a page compared to words appearing on a screen

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Give Your Brain a Superpower: Dan Harris on Purposeful Pauses

Written by on December 13, 2014 in Meditation with 0 Comments
Give Your Brain a Superpower: Dan Harris on Purposeful Pauses

ABC correspondent Dan Harris explains that you can integrate short bursts of meditation into your life by way of purposeful pauses. Harris is author of the book “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story.”

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Learn How to Shape Your Brain and Live a Rich Life

Learn How to Shape Your Brain and Live a Rich Life

The shaping of our brain by our behavior offers us an extraordinary opportunity: While we cannot choose our genetic makeup, we can decide how we invest our time and energy. Maximizing our opportunities for a full life requires effort, discipline, and generosity. But the payoff more than equals the investment: In protecting the organ that largely determines how we negotiate and relate to the world, we can help assure that every stage of our lives is as rewarding as it can possibly be. Your brain is shaped by the life you live. The right mental, physical, and spiritual practices protect your mind, so you can have the very richest life possible.

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Harvard Scientists Found Something Surprising About People Who Meditate

Harvard Scientists Found Something Surprising About People Who Meditate

The news: It turns out meditating is good for more than just quiet time: It can actually help us fight the cripplingly high stress levels we experience during our busy lives, in the office or elsewhere. Scientists from Harvard University and the University of Sienna recently found that meditation is so powerful it can change the physiology of a person’s brain, resulting in positive changes like a decrease in anxiety and depression.

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Being Shown Pictures of Being Loved May Reduce Brain’s Response to Threat

Written by on November 10, 2014 in Medical Advances & Procedures, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Being Shown Pictures of Being Loved May Reduce Brain’s Response to Threat

Researchers from the University of Exeter found that when individuals are briefly presented pictures of others receiving emotional support and affection, the brain’s threat monitor, the amygdala, subsequently does not respond to images showing threatening facial expressions or words. This occurred even if the person was not paying attention to the content of the first pictures.

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Lesser Known Turmeric Compound Regenerates Brain Stem Cells

Lesser Known Turmeric Compound Regenerates Brain Stem Cells

a lesser-known bioactive turmeric compound promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, according to new research recently published in the open access journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy.

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The Brain Does NOT Create Consciousness

The Brain Does NOT Create Consciousness

Dr. Eben Alexander, Harvard Neurosurgeon presents compelling scientific research in the field of consciousness that examines the unfolding reality that the brain does NOT create consciousness.

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