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Are Facts Facts or Do They Rely on Our Faith?

“Belief is the death of intelligence. As soon as one believes a doctrine of any sort, or assumes certitude, one stops thinking about that…

Started by Jim DePaulo

11 Oct 20, 2013
Reply by Chad Kreutzer

Obama Launches Initiative to Study Human Brain

Obama has introduced a $100,000,000 initiative to begin a comprehensive study on both the micro and macro levels of how the human brain wor…

Started by John Jubinsky

5 Apr 3, 2013
Reply by John Jubinsky

Particular Brain Exercise Increases Intelligence

Researchers from the Universities of Michigan, Bern and Tapei have developed a brain exercise that they call n-back training which they say…

Started by John Jubinsky

0 May 30, 2011

Study Says non-Born Again Protestants Have Less Brain Shrinkage than Born Again People, Catholics and non-Affiliated People

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center say they have discovered a correlation between atrophy of a part of the brain used in learnin…

Started by John Jubinsky

5 May 26, 2011
Reply by John Jubinsky

Print Literacy and the brain

Triune Brain Theory and the Alphabet Effect   Marshall McLuhan and Robert Logan claimed that the phonetic alphabet, particularly with print…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 12, 2011
Reply by Alice

Evolving Brain and Behavior in Humans

  "Sup? Lst wknd wz gr8. Cw2cu agn . . . ttyl!" A message from outer space or a text about a fun weekend and the promise to touch base soon…

Started by Jim DePaulo

25 Jul 25, 2010
Reply by John D

Scientists Teach Cultured Brain Cells to Keep Time

Scientists at UCLA taught cultured brain cells in a petri dish to generate timing. Is this thought? http://esciencenews.com/articles/2010/0

Started by John Jubinsky

3 Jun 17, 2010
Reply by Harley Faggetter

Digital Frankenstein

Professor Henry Markram, a doctor-turned-computer engineer, announced that his team would create the world's first artificial conscious and…

Started by Jim DePaulo

22 Jan 15, 2010
Reply by John D

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