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How does music affect your brain?

February 14th, 2011 No comments

Ever wonder why a particular piece of music was so engaging for you?  Here’s a brief article on the neurological response to music.

How does music affect your brain?

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Infinite possibiliites

June 2nd, 2009 1 comment

For those of you who have had quantum physics in the past, this site will give you a nice refresher on the paradox of particles and waves.  For those of you that haven’t, here’s a great place to get introduced to the subject without using any math whatsoever.  Lots of great images.

http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2009/06/a_tale_of_two_slits.php

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My (Personal) Space

May 24th, 2009 No comments

Turns out there is a neurological basis for personal space – mirror neurons.  Though this obviously begs the question of how cultural differences affect how we perceive this space.  I wonder how mirror neurons react to bad breath.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/04/mirrormirror/

 

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