Meditation and the Brain

Anyone who has ever attempted to meditate can vouch for the fact that while it is theoretically simple, it is extremely challenging in practice. In fact, its simplicity is what makes it difficult, and it is also what makes it … READ MORE>>

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How the Brain Remembers Our Dreams

We often live our lives with the advice to “follow our dreams,” to always do that which we can aspire to do. While dreams in reality are often less flattering than that, and almost always less coherent, we’ve attached value … READ MORE>>

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Why is the Myth Linking Autism and Vaccines So Persistent?

Dr. Andrew Wakefield initially proposed that the MMR vaccine causes autism in The Lancet (a medical journal) nearly two decades ago. Since then, a deluge of falsifying factors have been elucidated: The Lancet retracted the paper. No scientist has ever been … READ MORE>>

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Even Newborns Have Concept of Time

Just about every branch of human thought has tried to make sense of the concepts of time and space, whether or not they exist as constants and how accurately our own measurements can represent each. This is all perhaps just … READ MORE>>

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