carlesbellver + neurology   19

How the menstrual cycle changes women’s brains – for better
It turns out that women are more adept at certain skills, such as spatial awareness, after their period. Three weeks after, they are significantly better communicators – and, oddly, particularly good at telling when others are feeling fearful. Finally, for part of their cycles their brains are actually bigger.
women  psychology  neurology 
9 weeks ago by carlesbellver
Refugiados: el misterioso coma de los niños en Suecia
"Creo que es una forma de autoprotección. Son como Blancanieves" (Elisabeth Hultcrantz, Médicos del Mundo).
war  neurology 
january 2018 by carlesbellver
Organismos extraños controlan tu mente
Los científicos están investigando los efectos de las bacterias intestinales con ratones criados en un ambiente estéril, con lo que no tienen flora intestinal. Solo con esto los resultados son reveladores: los ratones sin gérmenes tienen el cerebro y el sistema inmunitario menos desarrollado, son hiperactivos y responden exageradamente al estrés.
neurology 
may 2017 by carlesbellver
¿Es su jefe incompetente o tiene un parásito en el cerebro?
Efectos de la toxoplasmosis en la personalidad de los líderes.
neurology 
february 2017 by carlesbellver
The Cure For Fear
Propranolol: a single pill that neutralizes fear memories.
drugs  medicine  psychology  neurology 
may 2016 by carlesbellver
Pentagon Research Could Make 'Brain Modem' a Reality
A soldier could, for example, control a drone with his mind.
war  neurology 
february 2016 by carlesbellver
Revealing the Secret to a Pain Free Life
People born with a rare genetic mutation are unable to feel pain.
neurology  medicine 
december 2015 by carlesbellver
A network of artificial neurons learns to use human language
2M interconnected artificial neurons starting from tabula rasa.
neurology  AI  language 
november 2015 by carlesbellver
Is another human living inside you?
We are not unitary individuals but superorganisms.
neurology  biology 
september 2015 by carlesbellver
Brain surgeons accidentally cure one man’s arachnophobia
Phobias are the result of lizard brain shouting and human brain translating.
phobias  neurology 
november 2014 by carlesbellver

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