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When dreamers were zapped with a current of 40 Hertz, 77 percent of the time they reported having a lucid dream.(Photo: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Study: Zapping Sleeping Brains Allows Dreamers To Control Their Dreams

Researchers say the study offers insights into human consciousness.

05/12/2014

File photo of a macaque monkey. (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds That Monkeys Can Do Math

According to a new study, monkeys can do math.

04/22/2014

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Study: Selfless Love Turns Off Brain’s Reward Area

Research as shows that the feeling of love activates the same reward areas of the brain as cocaine.
Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine have found a new variety of love; one that is selfless and that turns off that area of reward.

02/13/2014

File photo of human brain. (credit: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

NH Patient Likely Died Of Rare Brain Disease

Public health officials believe one person in New Hampshire has died of a rare, degenerative brain disease, and say there’s a remote chance up to 13 others in multiple states were exposed to the fatal illness through surgical equipment.

09/04/2013

File photo of a brain X-ray. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Stress Causes Brain To Shrink

A new study has found that living a stressful life may lead to shrinking in important parts of the brain.

11/30/2012

Junior Seau (Jamie Squire/Getty Images Sport)

Family Will Donate Junior Seau’s Brain For Research

The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries.

05/04/2012

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