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How Yawning Could Help Cool Down Your Brain

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May 9, 2014
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A new study suggests yawning is linked to cooling down people's brains. The more overheated people's heads were, the more they yawned. Video provided by Newsy


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Reuters (July 16, 2013) — German and Canadian scientists have built a three dimensional map of the human brain to help in the development of new treatments for neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The "human brain map" shows the organ in unprecedented detail, allowing neuro-researchers to examine brain function and pathways on a molecular level. Rob Muir reports.
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Stanford Scientists Bring Clarity to Mouse Brain

Stanford Scientists Bring Clarity to Mouse Brain

Reuters (Apr. 11, 2013) — Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a process that renders an intact mouse brain transparent. By replacing the opaque fatty components in the brain with a transparent hydrogel, the wiring and molecular structure of the brain become clear to see with visible lite and chemicals. The research opens a door to new imaging techniques that could potentially be applied to human organs.
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Yawning Is More Contagious For The Young, Study Says

Yawning Is More Contagious For The Young, Study Says

Newsy (Mar. 15, 2014) — A recent study has found a link between age and yawning, in which increased age lessens the chances of "catching" someone else's yawn. Video provided by Newsy
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4 Foods to Naturally Reduce Stress

4 Foods to Naturally Reduce Stress

Buzz60 (May 14, 2014) — Sometimes life gets stressful, but you can protect yourself and defeat anxiety, with a few natural options. From proteins that boost your mood, to veggies that keep brain cells healthy, adding a few foods to your diet can help minimize stress. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) has the details on how to boost your mood with superfood. Video provided by Buzz60
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