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Science shows part of brain having an important role in violence

Science shows part of brain having an important role in violence
Figure showing the ventrolateral part (presented in green) of the ventromedial hypothalamus (circled area) in the brain of a mouse, where aggressive motivations build up suddenly before acts of violence and bullying.
(Credit: Images courtesy of Nature Neuroscience)

Main Point:

Violence and aggression is found to be related to a component of hypothalamus in the brain. Continue reading Science shows part of brain having an important role in violence

Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix”

Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix” (Credit: Reuters)
Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix” (Image Credit: Reuters)

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One of the first studies to find that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can help in faster learning of new skills. Continue reading Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix”