Biology

Sleep Patterns across the Human Lifecycle

A normal human lifecycle exhibits dramatically different sleep patterns at different points. Previously, we did a virtual experiment in which we profiled normal sleep in young adults. We […]

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Health & Fitness

How To Break Bad Habits: Train Yourself Like A Dog

While bad habits can seem like minor, unimportant behaviors, they are, in fact, significant activities that can derail an otherwise healthy, happy lifestyle. How can we use the tools of cognitive neuroscience to help us break bad habits? […]

Biology

The Secret Life of a Virus

Viruses are tiny, tiny particles that are not visible by anything but the electron microscope. They are referred to as obligatory intracellular parasites because they […]

Biology

Malaria: The King of Tropical Diseases

Malaria—a mosquito-borne infectious disease—is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions of Earth. One of a variety of tropical diseases, Malaria has had a long and insidious […]

Health & Fitness

Meditation and The Sense of Self

In this video lecture, Professor Ronald D. Siegel grapples with one of the most fundamental and challenging insights that come from meditation practice. […]

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