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Scientists Finally Show How Your Thoughts Can Cause Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes

Scientists Finally Show How Your Thoughts Can Cause Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes
With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing certain modes of consciousness can have positive health effects, researchers have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of intensive mindfulness practice. The study investigated the effects of a day of intensive mindfulness practice in a group of experienced meditators, compared to a group of untrained control subjects who engaged in quiet non-meditative activities. After eight hours of mindfulness practice, the meditators showed a range of genetic and molecular differences, including altered levels of gene-regulating machinery and reduced levels of pro-inflammatory genes, which in turn correlated with faster physical recovery from a stressful situation. The study was published in the Journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. According to Dr. In fact, Dr. Dr.

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Brain Rules by John Medina - Book Review, Summary and Notes Knowing and being able to apply time management techniques is a great thing but to truly understand the principles behind them is whole other thing. To truly grasp the concepts you have to have a good understanding of how our brains work (neuroscience). Every time management expert I know, ranging from David Allen to Tony Schwartz, are all very knowledgeable on the brain and how it affects your personal productivity.

Research shows strategic thinking strengthens intellectual capacity - PsyPost Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to enhance cognitive performance and spill over to real-life benefit according to a data-driven perspective article by the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. The research-based perspective highlights cognitive, neural and real-life changes measured in randomized clinical trials that compared a gist-reasoning strategy-training program to memory training in populations ranging from teenagers to healthy older adults, individuals with brain injury to those at-risk for Alzheimer’s disease. “Our brains are wired to be inspired,” said Dr.

Russian Photographers Reveal How Birds See the World Through Stunning Images Photo Credit: What would you see if you could fly? There are few people who haven’t at least thought about it, and for those who dream of seeing our planet from a bird’s-eye view, panoramic images by AirPano is probably the closest thing to it. The team of Russian photographers travel the world taking spectacular aerial photos of the world’s most breathtaking locations, providing an amazing look at how birds see the world. The not-for-profit project includes more than 2000 aerial panoramas and shows over 200 famous locations across the globe to date, including North Pole, Antarctica, Mariana Trench, and even the Earth’s view from the stratosphere.

The Power Of Thought: Alter Your Genes and Cure any Disease Cellular Biologist Bruce Lipton believes that humans can control their genes by changing their environment. New age gurus, spiritualists and visionaries talk about the power of thoughts and how it manifests into reality. But when the same theory/concept is affirmed by someone from a scientific background, it helps bridge the gap between science and the spirituality. Bruce Lipton, a cellular biologist and bestselling author of The Biology of Belief, advocates the idea that we have significant control over our biology, and with our intentions and beliefs we can ‘reprogram’ or ‘control’ our genes and our lives. This challenges the traditional scientific belief that genes control life and people attribute their illnesses to genetic dysfunctions.

New study demonstrates key brain region in contextual memories Dartmouth researchers demonstrate in a new study that a previously understudied part of the brain, the retrosplenial cortex, is essential for forming the basis for contextual memories, which help you to recall events ranging from global disasters to where you parked your car. The findings appear in the journal The Journal of Neuroscience. An important aspect of memory is the ability to recall the physical place, or context, in which an event occurred.

Adult Women Are the New Face of ADHD ADHD isn’t just for young boys anymore. Women ages 24 to 36 are the fastest-growing population getting treated for the disorder. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was once thought to be the purview of hyper little boys, but a recent study shows that women are the fastest growing market for ADHD medication. All the signs your significant other is 'the one' For four years I spent almost all of my Saturday nights at other people’s weddings. Each weekend I put on my little black dress, took a seat among the teary-eyed guests and watched two people say “I do.” And by the end of my tenure as The Washington Post‘s wedding reporter I’d witnessed the exchange of more than 400 rings, interviewing more than 200 couples who pledged to love one another forever.

10 Scientific Studies That Prove Consciousness Can Alter Our Physical Material World Last updated on March 15, 2014 at 12:00 am EDT by in5d Alternative News * Visit in5D Connection where you can find your soul mate or join one of our amazing groups. EVERYONE is welcome! by Arjun Walia Collective Evolution Nikola Tesla said it best, “the day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence. To understand the true nature of the universe, one must think it terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”

Aging brains allow negative memories to fade It turns out there's a scientific reason why older people tend to see the past through rose-coloured glasses. A University of Alberta medical researcher, in collaboration with colleagues at Duke University, identified brain activity that causes older adults to remember fewer negative events than their younger counterparts. "Seniors actually use their brain differently than younger people when it comes to storing memory, especially if that memory is a negative one," said study author Dr. Prescriptions Drugs More Deadly Than Car Accidents, Guns, and Suicide The slaughter of 29 women and two men in an alleged house of prostitution shows the danger of the Iraqi government’s reliance on Shia militias for its defense. BAGHDAD, Iraq — If the gunmen who carried out a mass killing Saturday night escape punishment it will be not only because the victims were prostitutes, all too often friendless and forgotten, but also because the government needs to keep the murderers on its side. Officially, Iraq’s Ministry of the Interior is still investigating the crime, but many Iraqis believe it’s clear who is responsible. They say the killing was carried out by members of a local Shia militia, religious extremists whose armed members both cooperate and compete with the government for control of the area where the killing occurred. Twenty-nine women, reported to be prostitutes, were executed inside the apartment where they worked in the Zayouna neighborhood on Baghdad’s east side. Two men also were found dead inside, one of them the reported pimp.

Get help finding missing information in iCloud after restoring an iOS device Follow these steps if information seems to be missing after restoring your iOS device from an iCloud backup. Restore your iOS device the right way Make sure that you correctly restored your iOS device from iCloud. Restoring from an iCloud backup is different than signing in to iCloud. Data stored in iCloud (like your iCloud contacts, calendars, and bookmarks) is pushed to your device when you sign in to iCloud. But to restore your device's local data (like messages and message attachments), you'll need to restore from an iCloud backup.Make sure that your information is among the types of information backed up to iCloud.Enter your password as needed for apps that require it, like iTunes or Game Center. Collective-Evolution This may be old information, but many people have yet to hear about project MK Ultra. It was the name for a previously classified research program through the CIA’s scientific intelligence division. It was the CIA’s program of research in behavioral modification on human beings that’s now declassified. The United States government even issued a national apology for the program while Bill Clinton was in office. We often hear stories about mind control and human experimentation without really considering the reality behind the phenomenon.