NIH scientists discover that the resting brain repeatedly replays compressed memories of what was just practiced In a study of healthy volunteers, National Institutes of Health researchers have mapped out the brain activity that flows when we learn a new skill, such as playing a new song on the piano, and discovered why taking short … Read more
Perception is not a reliable copy of the external world, but only part of it composed by external stimuli, while the rest is constructed by the brain.
Download PDF Download ePub Order a free hardcopy En EspaÃ±ol Do you feel very happy and outgoingâ€”or very irritableâ€”on some days, but unusually sad or anxious on other days? Do the â€œupâ€ periods go along with increased energy or activity? Do the â€œdownsâ€ go along with low energy, hopelessness, or inability to enjoy what you … Read more
Increased levels of physical activity can significantly reduce the odds of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition