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Feb
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revised Are there “awareness” related mirror neurons or processes in the brain that get activated by awareness?
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revised Are there “awareness” related mirror neurons or processes in the brain that get activated by awareness?
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Feb
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revised Are there “awareness” related mirror neurons or processes in the brain that get activated by awareness?
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Feb
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asked Are there “awareness” related mirror neurons or processes in the brain that get activated by awareness?
Jan
28
comment Do lonely people get addicted more easily than social counterparts?
@ChrisStronks I agree with the peer context strongly linked to relapse to addictive behaviors. This is why a lot of addictive games strongly push the "Social" element to them. I would say that ALL examples of incredibly addictive video games are social in nature. For example farmville or online MMORPGs. It's possible to quit these games, but when multiple friends are playing them, they will continuously pull each other back into the game.
Jan
28
comment Memory - Remembering a Source
As a programmer, I would suggest that knowing the source is not that important. As long as you can formulate a search query for google or stack exchange sites, you are good. You are bound to find alternatives to the same information you found before. This means remembering keywords from articles is far more important than the author.
Jan
27
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Jan
27
comment How does the brain learn what something is for the first time?
I agree, my recent personal experiences with dream content has convinced me that there is a "prototype experience" which is the first real exposure to a concept. For example, my first experience of "frustrating, futile, pushing mental effort" was experienced in middle school history class. Experiencing similar events in the waking world years later seem to trigger a dream of middle school history class. I believe same can be true of other people's dreams of "being late/unprepared for an exam".
Jan
20
asked How does conscious rational internal thought gets initiated - what gives rise to it on any given day?
Jan
8
answered How are hallucinations generated, is it related to dreaming?
Jan
7
comment Can the brain be trained into a state of persistent happiness?
He published a bunch of books, sold like 5 million copies and became super rich :)
Jan
6
answered Can the brain be trained into a state of persistent happiness?
Dec
27
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Dec
18
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Dec
16
accepted What happens in the brain when conscious awareness is changed during dreaming onset?
Dec
15
comment How, other than pharmacotherapy, can those diagnosed with thought disorders be treated?
@jiniyt these states are very subjective, and I know that the state of romantic love has been studied quite in depth, and there are clear patterns of neural activations, similar to those of addiction (to a person). This might be a good place to start research.
Dec
10
revised What is the neurobiological basis of the “inner voice” used for thought or reading?
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Dec
9
accepted Does dream recall alter the dreaming process?
Dec
8
answered What is the neurobiological basis of the “inner voice” used for thought or reading?
Dec
5
comment Have there been any scientific experiments attempting to communicate with one's unconscious mind?
A good analogy to my question would be: "Has anyone tried to establish contact with aliens?", a broad question - Wtf are aliens, when, where, who, how? But the question still has it has an answer: "Yes, there's a SETI program that attempts to do so". Within SETI program there's a number of experiments being carried out. I'm trying to understand if there's a similar answer to my rather broad question. Even if you find it ridiculous, chances are someone might actually be studying it.