One of the ways that scientists have searched for the causes of mental illness is by studying the development of the brain from birth to adulthood. Powerful new technologies have enabled them to track the growth of the brain and to investigate the connections between brain function, development, and behavior. The research has turned up some surprises, among them the discovery of striking changes taking place during the teen years. These findings have altered long-held assumptions about the timing of brain maturation.

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Here’s What Exactly Qualifies As “Healthy” Fat


Sometimes, looking at food labels can make our heads spin. Which one is supposed to be good for you — low-fat, non-fat, saturated fat, unsaturated fat? Full-on lard? Ugh. Just tell us if we’re allowed to eat butter now or not. If you’re just as confused as we are by all the info on fat you get from random celebrity health advice and crazy fad diets (not to mention how it’s impossible to keep up when the recommendations always seem to be changing), here are some answers. Leer Más

Consciousness could be a side effect of ‘entropy’, say researchers

¿Que tal si el poder de la Conciencia es exactamente lo que nos impide ir hacia el desorden ? ?Que tal si es justamente lo que nos liberaría de la entropía mecanicidad y caos?
?que tal si es aquello que nos permitiría existir bajo un orden superior a la habitual si es que usada y desarrollada? El problema es postular que la Conciencia nace en el cerebro y no que usa em cerebro como Interfaz para su manifestación. Leer Más