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Alcohol: The Killer of REM Sleep

Alcohol is not only killing your ability to dream, but also inhibiting your creative talents AND impeding your ability to read others' emotions!

Why Later School Start Times Are the Future for Teenagers

Sleep remains an enigma for many scientists, but in recent years, researchers have shown that later school start times could help improve teen learning.

THE MEDUSA AND THE SNAIL and other Lewis Thomas Essays

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Lewis Thomas' death, we recommend everyone pick up a copy or two of the famed physician and etymologist's essays.

Cortisol: The Stress Hormone That’s Revealing Our Unhealthy Lifestyles

Our everyday life has stress in it. We are rushing either through traffic, to work or picking something up — if you have kids,...

Feeling Unhappy? Here’s What Happens in Your Brain

Unhappiness is one of the worst feelings on the planet. It gives us a sense of hopelessness. Many of us think that unhappiness is...

The American Bison: Comeback King of the North American Plains

The North American bison experienced a near-extinction event, only to bounce back from overhunting in one of the greatest comebacks ever.

Scientists Connect Three Brains: Towards Telepathy?

By now, the news about a group of scientists in the University of Washington connecting three brains has exploded in every media outlet.

The Phenomenona Known as Hallucinations

Oliver Sacks' writing and in-depth portrayal of complex neurological phenomena in a simpler depiction makes Hallucinations an amazing topic.

Can Consciousness Be Divided? A Debate Emerges

Many of us, when we think about consciousness, associate it with a sense of presence, a sense of being awake and aware, a unified...

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