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Cultural evolution: how memes appeared

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Ideas rule the world. They, like viruses, infect the mind. In one of his lectures, an American cognitive philosopher Daniel Dennett compared ideas to parasites: when a parasitic fungus Cordyceps lopsided enters the body of an ant, it causes the …

Rams help doctors understand the secrets of brain damage

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The nature of these injuries they have is similar to human Understanding and treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) in humans is difficult. However, scientists have found a new tool to study these conditions in the form of head-banging animals such …

How to beat emotional hunger without overeating

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The psychotherapist explained Psychotherapist, nutritionist Mikhail Gavrilov said that there are two types of hunger – physical and emotional. In the second case, you may suddenly want to eat something tasty. It is important to overcome this desire. The specialist …

How to properly carry a MacBook – questions you’ve always wanted to ask

How to properly carry a MacBook - questions you've always wanted to ask

Whenever anyone stutters about the advantages of a MacBook over other laptops, people are talking about its portability. Well, there’s nothing to argue here. Apple laptops are very light and you can really take them with you anywhere. For example, throw in a backpack, …

How Android Auto differs from Apple CarPlay

How Android Auto differs from Apple CarPlay

If you haven’t noticed, then almost all devices around have become smarter: watches, fitness bracelets, headphones, and even cars. Not only were the cars stuffed with various sensors, they also gave them a convenient multimedia system interface: somewhere it’s CarPlay, …

Three problems that all phone manufacturers will face. What threatens us

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Many people think that the worst thing for smartphone manufacturers remains somewhere behind, in the fog of a pandemic that is gradually receding into the past. But that’s not really the case, and now Chen Jin, general manager of Lenovo’s …

What type of people remember dreams best?

What type of people remember dreams best?

People who remember their dreams more often tend to be more creative and show increased functional connectivity in a key brain network, according to a new study published in the journal Nature and Science of Sleep. Scientists have tried to …

An unexpected effect of computer games on the IQ of a child was discovered

An unexpected effect of computer games on the IQ of a child was discovered

Positive influence It is widely believed that the passion for computer games “stupefies” children. Researchers have provided a rebuttal to this myth. The researchers analyzed screen time data from 9,855 US children aged 9-10. On average, children spent 2.5 hours …

Can medieval armor protect against a modern rifle?

Can medieval armor protect against a modern rifle?

A test that examines the effectiveness of armor from the Middle Ages in a collision with modern weapons was conducted by a fellow. It is worth noting that the same body armor was almost the only means of protecting human …