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How Your Brain Reacts to Mistakes Depends on Your Mindset

One of the most powerful shifts in your mindset is thinking of mistakes as learning opportunities. Recently a study published in Psychological Science tried to investigate how this attitude affects our brains. Researchers first hooked up participants to an EEG in order to record electrical activity in the brain. They then had participants perform a […]

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High Brainwaves Critical for Learning and Memory

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Social Anxiety and the Amygdala

Much of our social anxiety is caused by an area in the brain called the amygdala. In this post I describe how the amygdala works to increase our anxiety and some treatments we can pursue to restructure and rewire our amygdalas. A lot of our social anxiety is affected by an area in the brain […]

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Conjoined Twins Share Brain And Much More

Krista and Tatiana are a remarkable pair of twins. Conjoined at the head, they share neurological wiring that allows them to sense each other’s experiences.

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Blind People Use “Visual” Parts of Brain for Echolocation

A recent study with fMRI scans reveals that when blind people use echolocation it activates parts of the brain associated with vision.

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