DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
Brain implant boosts human memory by up to 30%.
Brain implant boosts human memory by up to 30%.
Chimp vs human! - Working Memory test - Extraordinary Animals - Earth
Ayumu the chimpanzee has made headlines around the world for his ability to beat humans on memory tests, in both speed and accuracy. Does Ayumu's ability for...
Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer
Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer
Humans become aroused when touching robots in 'sensitive' places, Stanford University study finds
Humans become aroused when touching robots in sensitive places, a new study has found. Far from seeing robots as just computers, humans can become physiologically aroused from touching a human-shap...
Happiness Can Break Your Heart
Unexpected emotional shock - happy or sad -- can cause a sudden weakening of heart muscles, doctors say.
Study Points To Cannabis’ Effect On Emotion Processing
A new study suggests that cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions. The complex biochemistry of cannabis and how it affects the brain is on...
Being Overweight Linked To Poorer Memory
In a preliminary study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers from the Department of Psychology at Cambridge found an association between high body mass index (BMI)...
Scientists already know how to 'erase' your painful memories... and add new ones
We all have things in our past that we'd like to forget - bad break-ups, traumatic experiences, loss. No matter how hard we try, these memories can continue to haunt us, occasionally triggering condit...
Can We Reprogram Our DNA And Heal Ourselves With Frequency, Vibration & Energy?
As though to confirm the hunch many of us had that our ‘junk’ DNA was anything but disposable, researchers from the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at Sydney’s Centenary Institute have proven that ...
Why Does Evolution Want Infidelity to Hurt So Much?
At a superficial level, sexual jealousy is arguably one of the most counterproductive emotions we have evolved to experience. Think of all the hours we humans waste pining over stolen partners or unre...
BBC Future - Blindsight: the strangest form of consciousness
Some people who have lost their vision find a “second sight” taking over their eyes – an uncanny, subconscious sense that sheds light into the hidden depths of the human mind.
Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors
Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may be the underlying cause of phobias. Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow ...
What Dreams May Come: End Of Life Dreams May Be Comforting
It’s not uncommon for people to have extraordinary dreams or visions in the final weeks of their lives. Accounts of pre-death visions span recorded history, but have been absent from the scientific l...
THE CITY OF MAHASIDDHAS | LEVEKUNST art of life
The city of Gorakhpur in India keeps a secret from ancient times, a temple with 84 statues of outstanding beauty and mystic significance. Each one different yet impeccably dressed in siddha garments a...
Emotion
Emotion, one's state of mind and instinctive responses, is often intertwined with mood, temperament, personality, disposition, and motivation. It also is influenced by hormones and neurotransmitters s...
Memory
In psychology, memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding allows information from the outside world to reach the five senses in the forms of chemical and ph...
Mental process
Mental process or mental function are terms often used interchangeably for all the things that individuals can do with their minds. These include perception, memory, thinking (such as ideation, imagin...
Intention
Intention is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future. Intention involves mental activities such as planning and forethought.
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Thought
Thought can refer to the ideas or arrangements of ideas that result from thinking, the act of producing thoughts, or the process of producing thoughts. Although thought is a fundamental human activity...
Concept
A concept is an abstraction or generalization from experience or the result of a transformation of existing concepts. The concept reifies all of its actual or potential instances whether these are thi...
Belief
There is no way to speak generally about belief. One such attempt at speaking generally states that belief is a mental representation of a sentient being's attitude toward the likelihood or truth of ...
Dream
Dreams are successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. The content and purpose of dreams are not definitively understood...
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Internalism and externalism
Internalism and externalism are two opposing ways of explaining various subjects in several areas of philosophy. These include human motivation, knowledge, justification, meaning, and truth. The disti...
Meaning (philosophy of language)
The nature of meaning, its definition, elements, and types, was discussed by philosophers Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas. According to them "meaning is a relationship between two sorts of things: s...
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Propositional attitude
A propositional attitude is a mental state held by an agent toward a proposition. Propositional attitudes are often assumed to be the fundamental units of thought and their contents, being proposition...
Qingjing Jing
The Qingjing Jing (simplified Chinese: 清静经; traditional Chinese: 清靜經; pinyin: Qīngjìng Jīng; Wade–Giles: Ch'ing Ching Ching; literally: "Classic of Clarity/Purity and Stillness/Tra...
Empathic concern
Empathic concern refers to other-oriented emotions elicited by and congruent with the perceived welfare of someone in need. These other-oriented emotions include feelings of tenderness, sympathy, comp...
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