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    Online Porn Boom: Liberating Minds Or Damaging Brains?

    Online porn boom: Liberating minds or damaging brains? by Paul Mason http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23700395 "What's it like to work on Newsnight?" I've been asked that question many times as I report from workplaces across Britain, but never in a place like this. "I think over the...
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    SciTech Visionary Plans From Google: From Google Glass To A Chip In Our Brains

    Inside Google HQ: What does the future hold for the company whose visionary plans include implanting a chip in our brains? Ian Burrell...
  3. Admin

    Adolescent Brains Biologically Wired To Engage In Risky Behavior - A Study

    There are biological motivations behind the stereotypically poor decisions and risky behavior associated with adolescence, new research from a University of Texas at Austin psychologist reveals. Previous studies have found that teenagers tend to be more sensitive to rewards than either...
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    SciTech Brains Of Vegetative Patients Show Life

    In a study certain to rekindle debate over life-sustaining care for those with grievous brain injuries, researchers report that five patients thought to be in a persistent vegetative state showed brain activity indicating awareness, intent and, in at least one case, a wish to communicate. Of...
  5. Randip Singh

    Evolving Bigger Brains Through Cooking: A Q&A With Richard Wrangham

    KATHLEEN DOOHER A couple of million years ago or so, our hominid ancestors began exchanging their lowbrow looks for forehead prominence. The trigger for the large, calorie-hungry brains of ours is cooking, argues Richard W. Wrangham, the Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at...
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    Meditators Have Thicker Brains !

    Meditators have thicker brains study says: The popular mental exercise may increase grey matter, U.S. researchers say Sharon KirkeyCanWest News Service Monday, November 14, 2005 People who meditate have thicker brains, according to scientists who believe they have found the first structural...
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