How to stop songs from getting stuck in our heads? Chew some gum!

25An effective solution to get rid of earworms, those annoying tunes that keep on re-playing in never ending loops in our heads, has been found by a team of scientists at the University of Reading, UK...   <<Read Article>>
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A ‘forest instead of the trees’ viewpoint may motivate change after negative feedback

Negative feedback can sting, but thinking about the big picture may help transform criticism into positive change, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology...   <<Read Article>>
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Scientists create the sensation of invisibility

The power of invisibility has long fascinated man and inspired the works of many great authors and philosophers. In a study from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet, a team of neuroscientists now reports a perceptual illusion of having an invisible body, and show that the feeling of invisibility changes our physical stress response in challenging social situations...   <<Read Article>>
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The Homer Simpson Effect: Forgetting to Remember

New research suggests that the act of remembering causes forgetting of similar but irrelevant memories. Homer Simpson wasn’t a neuroscientist, but he evidently had some insight into how the brain works... <<Read Article>>
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