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The longer you’re awake, the slower you get

Jessica Maki EurekAlert Lack of sleep can influence the way you perform certain tasks. Boston, MA – Anyone that has ever had trouble sleeping can attest to the difficulties at work the following day. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep … Continue reading

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Can computers have true artificial intelligence?

BBC News Is it possible to create true artificial intelligence and, if so, how close are we to doing so, asks mathematician Professor Marcus du Sautoy. It was while I was making my last BBC TV series, The Code, that … Continue reading

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The Brain: How to Change A Personality

Source: Time Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, is a treatment given to Parkinson’s patients who don’t respond to medication. A neurosurgeon implants a set ofelectrodes deep into the victim’s brain, where they give off little jolts of electricity to disrupt … Continue reading

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The pills set to make you WANT to exercise more, quit smoking and stay faithful to your partner

Source: Daily Mail Science fiction writers have often imagined a world where pop pill to cure or curb a range of ills. But, according to a new book The Compass Of Pleasure, that futuristic world may not be far off. … Continue reading

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