COLLEGE PARK, Md. – What does love look like? A dozen roses delivered on an ordinary weekday? Breakfast in bed? Or just a knowing glance between lovers? While outward displays of love are fairly easy to discern, a researcher in … Continue reading →
*New research suggests it may be possible to learn high-performance tasks with little or no conscious effort* New research published today in the journal Science suggests it may be possible to use brain technology to learn to play a piano, … Continue reading →
*UCLA life scientists find that giving support offers health benefits — to the giver* Providing support to a loved one offers benefits to the giver, not just the recipient, a new brain-imaging study by UCLA life scientists reveals.
ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Brain scans showing neural reactions to pro-health messages can predict if you’ll keep that resolution to quit smoking more accurately than you yourself can. That’s according to a new study forthcoming in Health Psychology, a peer-reviewed journal. … Continue reading →
Zen meditation has many health benefits, including a reduced sensitivity to pain. According to new research from the Université de Montréal, meditators do feel pain but they simply don’t dwell on it as much. These findings, published in the month’s … Continue reading →