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What's a mind without a body? New research adds physiology to computer models - Penn State News


Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Though computers are becoming better programmed to process information like our brains do, the power of the human mind is unmatched. But what's the mind without a body? A new research study being conducted by Frank Ritter ...

Cognitive training helps regain a younger-working brain - Science Daily


Science Daily
In a randomized clinical study involving adults age 56 to 71 that recently published in Neurobiology of Aging, researchers found that after cognitive training, participants' brains were more energy efficient, meaning their brain did not have to work as ...

What I'm Reading: 'The Teenage Brain' - The Chronicle of Higher Education


The Chronicle of Higher Education
Emerging research in neurobiology and developmental psychology suggest that "adulthood" is attained later in life than was previously believed. In The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults ...

Of Mind and Matter: The Mystery of the Human Brain

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Provides an overview of the anatomy, function, disorders, and psychology of the human brain in an interactive environment.

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An online magazine series exploring the brain's response to drugs. In this issue, it investigates many facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine.

The Dual Mind: Which Part of Your Mind Dominates Your Brain? | The Thinking Blog ~ Knowledge Grows When Shared
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Blog entry discussing right/left brain dominance, how it affects individuals, and how you can find out which side you are on.

Brain-Mind.com
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the brain and the mind, but were afraid to ask.

Scientific American: Mind and Brain
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A wide range of articles on neuroscientific topics.

The Dark Matter of Modern Human Origins
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John Hawkes weblog covering the interesting issues in paleoanthropology that are not well covered by the mainstream science press.

The Harvard Society for Mind, Brain and Behavior
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Information on the Society, events, resources and the very readable publication, the Harvard Brain.

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Research areas include experimental psychology, neuroimaging acquisition methods, cognitive neurosciences and animal cognition, computational linguistics and human-machine interfaces. University of Trento, Italy.

Krieger Mind/Brain Institute - Johns Hopkins University
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Interdisciplinary research center devoted to the study of the neural mechanisms of higher mental function and particularly to the mechanisms of perception.

BBC Online: Human Body & Mind
United Kingdom

An interactive primer to the human anatomy with pictures, diagrams, program guides, message boards, and search feature.

Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind
United States

Review of this book by Sue Savage-Rumbaugh and Roger Lewin which explores whether language and speech are unique to humans.