Baby Talk 101.

2 September 2008 grant b 0

Keep it simple, short and repetitive! That’s what an international team of neurological researchers covered in PhysOrg.com found when they scanned infants’ brains while saying, […]

SONG: When the Lights Go Out.

23 August 2008 grant b 0

SONG: “When the Lights Go Out.” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Sleep-deprived brains alternate between normal activity and ‘power […]

It’s all magic to me.

11 August 2008 grant b 0

While peeking at a Special Secret Magical Message Board, I came across this “Perspective” piece from Nature Reviews Neuroscience on magic. Specifically, it’s an overview […]

Lights out.

6 August 2008 grant b 1

So, LabSpaces.net confirms what we’ve all been feeling after those long, late nights. Sleeplessness causes power failures in your brain: The research team, led by […]

Zapping the blues.

28 July 2008 grant b 0

PhysOrg reports on a new treatment that aims at eliminating depression by directly stimulating the brain: DBS [Deep Brain Stimulation] uses high-frequency electrical stimulation targeted […]

Music’s in the genes.

7 July 2008 grant b 0

Scientific American presents a scathing indictment of my forebears as it reveals a link between genetics and musicality: In what the researchers called the first […]

Mushrooms and meaning.

3 July 2008 grant b 0

Johns Hopkins researchers are getting profoundly trippy, PhysOrg reports, in a research project that found psychedelic mushrooms can have long-lasting spiritual effects: “Most of the […]