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MDMA: Empathogen or love potion?

15 December 2010, MDMA or 'ecstasy' increases feelings of empathy and social connection. These 'empathogenic' effects suggest that MDMA might be useful to enhance the psychotherapy of people who struggle to feel connected ...

Dec 15, 2010
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Finding our color center

The colorful Australian film Strictly Ballroom has been used in a breakthrough scientific experiment to locate the colour processing center in the human brain.

Nov 01, 2010
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Perception of emotion is culture-specific

Want to know how a Japanese person is feeling? Pay attention to the tone of his voice, not his face. That's what other Japanese people would do, anyway. A new study examines how Dutch and Japanese people assess others' emotions ...

Sep 15, 2010
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The brain needs to remember faces in 3-dimensions

In our dynamic 3D world, we can encounter a familiar face from any angle and still recognize that face with ease, even if the person has, for example, changed his hair style. This is because our brain has used the 2D snapshots ...

Sep 09, 2010
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Pain Management for Preemies

(PhysOrg.com) -- A UConn nursing professor is studying a way of holding babies that can reduce pain for preemies.

Jul 29, 2010
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