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How to learn successfully even under stress

Whenever we have to acquire new knowledge under stress, the brain deploys unconscious rather than conscious learning processes. Neuroscientists at the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have discovered that this switch from conscious […]

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Biologists find skin’s ‘massage’ neurons

The skin is a human being’s largest sensory organ, helping to distinguish between a pleasant contact, like a caress, and a negative sensation, like a pinch or a burn. Previous […]

Regrets? Study examines how people can cope

Montreal, March 1, 2011 — Although Edith Piaf defiantly sang, “Non, je ne regrette rien,” most people will have their share of regrets over their lifetime. Indeed, anyone who seeks […]

How education can save your life

It is known that education decreases the incidence of cardiovascular disease. New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Public Health demonstrates that education is also correlated with […]

Low vitamin D levels linked to allergies in kids

February 24, 2011 ─ (BRONX, NY) ─ A study of more than 3,000 children shows that low vitamin D levels are associated with increased likelihood that children will develop allergies, […]

Transitioning to organic farming

MADISON, WI FEBRUARY 22, 2011 — As the organic food trend continues to grow; more farmers are converting from conventional agriculture to organic production. One of the fastest growing markets […]