Can Stress From Others Affect Your Brain?
Are you stressed out? If so, a new Canadian study hints that you may want to take care when you’re among others who are stressed too. The new study published in the journal, Nature Neuroscience, shows that stress conveyed to you by others may change your brain in the same way as your own stress does. […]
Fast Radio Burst Source Found; High Tech Fishing; Stress and Heart Health
Astronomers Locate Source of a Fast Radio Burst Nearly a decade ago a pair of astronomers were going through some archival data gathered by the 210-foot Parkes radio telescope in Australia when they discovered a mysterious, powerful burst of radio waves that lasted only a few milliseconds. The astronomers determined that these fast radio bursts […]
Yawning May Cool Your Brain
Yawning might be more than a sign you are tired, it could also cool your brain. A new study published in Physiology and Behavior links yawning to thermoregulation. Humans have a tendency to yawn when tired, after waking up, or when we’re bored or under-stimulated. Of course, many of us yawn after seeing or hearing […]
Can Power of the Mind Control Chronic Pain?
Utah researchers say they’ve developed a technique that allows patients to use the power of their minds to help treat chronic pain. One in five people worldwide suffers from daily chronic pain, according to a 2004 report. A 2011 paper from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) showed that one in three U.S. adults is affected […]
Bad Memories? Here, Take a Pill
Do you ever wish you could take a pill that would erase a really traumatic memory or at least help take the emotional pain away? A recent study suggests researchers might be on to something like that. The team from the Centre for Studies on Human Stress at the University of Montreal says the drug […]