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A Pill To Forget?

If there were something you could take after experiencing a painful or traumatic event that would permanently weaken your memory of what had just happened, would you take it? As correspondent Lesley Stahl reports, it`s an idea that may not … Tęsti skaitymą

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Science has designs on your brain

Should technology be used to stimulate and improve the brain – improving grades for instance? more

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Brain sensor allows mind-control

But Professor Miguel Nicolelis, a neurobiologist from Duke University, was critical of the research. He said: “When you decide, like this company did, to go into clinical trials for an invasive technique the stakes are very high.” more

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When the Personality Disorder Wears Camouflage

Which raises a question: How does someone with a personality disorder “a significant, disabling, and dangerous condition” manage the stress of combat? Wouldn’t a person with a serious mental problem drop out, or be identified and quickly discharged? more

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Doctors fear gambling explosion

GPs tend not to refer people for treatment as there are perceived to be much more serious mental health and addiction problems. more

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An Anti-Addiction Pill?

While many in the treatment field have long called addiction a “disease,” they’ve used the word in vague and metaphorical ways, meaning everything from a disease of the mind to a disease of the spirit. Many assumed that an addict … Tęsti skaitymą

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Scientists control mood

Science is beginning to find ways to control happiness in the brain artificially. more

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Mind-reading machine knows what you see

It is possible to read someone`s mind by remotely measuring their brain activity, researchers have shown. The technique can even extract information from subjects that they are not aware of themselves. more

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Strange food for thought

The brain-gain revolution is already under way. But will these “neural enhancement” drugs turn us into Einsteins or Frankensteins? more

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