Pain Begins in the Brain: New Research Shows We Can Control It More than We Thought

Many people have had the experience of hurting themselves, but not feeling any pain until they looked down and saw blood. Have you ever wondered why that…

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Sleep Study: To Earn an A, the Brain Needs Zzzz’s

The latest wave of in-depth studies confirms that which many people already know: the human brain works best when it gets more sleep. Yes, some people require…

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Researchers Discover Brain Remains Active While We Snooze

Does the brain ever really rest? The answer is probably Yes. And also No. A team of researchers from Cambridge and Paris conducted a study that showed…

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