Posts tagged "brains"

Study: The 20th Century Was Good For Women’s Brains

Women gain intelligence faster than men as society improves, potentially because of a need to learn more quickly in order to combat discrimination, according to a new study published inĀ Proceedings

Claire Hannum | July 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Oh Dear: New Study Claims That Our Brains Peak At 24

According to a research team at Simon Fraser University, your brain hits a major peak at 24. Think about that for a moment: your cognitive motor performance is all downhill…

Claire Hannum | April 16, 2014 - 2:30 pm

RIP Society: Man Steals 60 Brains, Sells Them on eBay And At Dairy Queen

It’s an entrepreneur’s economy. And what could more entrepreneurial than stealing 60 brains and selling them on eBay?

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Falling In Love Gets You High

Fascinating new information about the science of love! Apparently, the feeling of falling in love is similar to the “euphoria” of taking cocaine, not that I know anything about that.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Mmm. Brain Cupcakes. Tasty!

Cupcakes and brains. Two great tastes that go great together! Just make sure that the zombies don’t get to them first. These tasty cranium delights are made of “red velvet…

Susannah Breslin | August 13, 2009 - 11:50 am

Love Is Just A Combination Of Chemicals In Our Brains

Love seems elusive. Sure, we’ve loved and been in love, but we’ve never known exactly why or how it happens, or if we love one person differently than another. But…

Catherine Strawn | May 18, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Would You Prefer Brains Or Beauty Or Friendship?

Last week, we asked you whether you’d want to be called a slut or fat. More of you picked slut over fat (1,573 vs. 689). Obviously, perceived promiscuity is a…

Annika Harris | March 25, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Study Shows Link Between Brain And Sexuality

Gay men and straight women share some characteristics in the area of the brain responsible for emotion, mood, and anxiety, researchers from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute wrote in a study, and…

Catherine Strawn | June 16, 2008 - 8:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Geriatric Sex, Bromances, And Small Brains

Sex Over Sixty, a new four-and-a-half-hour documentary, delves into topics like how type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of sexual dysfunction in men and what loss of estrogen does…

Catherine Strawn | April 15, 2008 - 12:00 pm