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Is that awesome book affecting your brain? Looks like

Can a Great Read Affect Your Brain Chemistry? Researchers began the 19-day study by performing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on the students’ brains while they were in a resting state for the first five days of the study, before the subjects read Pompeii. Then, over the next nine days, the students read sections of…… Continue reading Is that awesome book affecting your brain? Looks like

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Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Originally posted on TIME:
Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment. Huh? So is it better to be unfocused or focused? Let’s look at the research. The Upside of Mind Wandering You spend up to 8 minutes of every hour daydreaming. Your mind will probably wander for…

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One of Instagram’s Most Popular Users is Deleting All of His Photos

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“Out with the old; in with the new.” This is the way that one of the best-known photographers on Instagram, Richard Koci Hernandez, chose to announce that he will delete all of his images from the photo-sharing social media platform on Dec. 6. But though the move may surprise some, it…