Body-language and nonverbal communication

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Writing with a pen empowers the brain

Nowadays people more and more often use their electronic device to write, to put down notes. In former days people used to write with a pen. What is the difference one could ask.

Current research shows that there is a big difference. If you put down notes by electronic device the capacity of memorizing is not as good as if you put down notes with a pen by writing.

Further on there’s another ………..

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Brain, the Self and the Person

One of the most fascinating characteristics of human nature is our ability to experience ourselves as a self and person. However, because we have no direct access to our brain in experience, the link between brain and self, and thus between mental and neural states, remains unclear. Recent imaging studies suggest …………

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Who has fun?

“Man consists of two parts – his brain and his body. But the body only has fun”

Woody Allen

„Der Mensch besteht aus zwei Teilen – seinem Gehirn und seinem Körper. Aber der Körper hat mehr Spaß.“
Woody Allen

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How to banish earworms from your brain

Although it seems maddeningly impossible, new research suggests we really can get rid of that nagging tune that endlessly plays over and over again in our head.  

For those of you who had Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” in your head for most of 2012, or haven’t been able to stop your brain from playing “Master of the House” since seeing “Les Miserables” over the holidays, you’ll want to take note.

The trick is this: …………read more

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Smelling: Examination of ‘true’ autobiographical memories

The sense of smell is set apart from other sensory modalities. Odours possess the capacity to trigger immediately strong emotional memories. Moreover, odorous stimuli provide a higher degree of memory retention than other sensory stimuli. Odour perception, even in its most elemental form – olfaction – already involves limbic structures. This early involvement is not paralleled in other sensory modalities………..

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