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What in our brains makes us talk in what they call "baby voice" to our babies and pets?

What in our brains makes us talk in what they call "baby voice" to our babies and pets? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL: a neuroscientist studying the brains of psychopathic killers scanned his own brain as a control, only to discover that he himself was a psychopath. When he told friends and family, the universal response was, “That explains a lot.”

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TIL: a neuroscientist studying the brains of psychopathic killers scanned his own brain as a control, only to discover that he himself was a psychopath. When he told friends and family, the universal response was, “That explains a lot.” submitted

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TIL Humans’ and Dogs’ brains have evolved to understand each others’ vocalizations to some degree, including dogs understanding human laughter.

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TIL Humans’ and Dogs’ brains have evolved to understand each others’ vocalizations to some degree, including dogs understanding human laughter. submitted by jongiplane [link] [1023 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Standing like a Superhero for as little as two minutes changes our testosterone and cortisol levels, increases our appetite for risk, causes us to perform better in job interviews, and generally configures our brains to cope well in stressful situations.

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TIL Standing like a Superhero for as little as two minutes changes our testosterone and cortisol levels, increases our appetite for risk, causes us to perform better in job interviews, and generally configures our brains to cope well in stressful

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TIL Albert Podell spent 50 years and $300,000 visiting every country on earth. Along the way he ate mice and live monkey brains, and was almost lynched. He rates each country according to the quality of their toilet paper.

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TIL Albert Podell spent 50 years and 0,000 visiting every country on earth. Along the way he ate mice and live monkey brains, and was almost lynched. He rates each country according to the quality of their toilet paper. submitted

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TIL that during sleep cerebral spinal fluid flows through the brain on the OUTSIDE of the brain’s blood vessels and that the CSF removes brain cell waste including amyloid beta protein. This flow only occurs during sleep. Amyloid beta protein buildup is involved in alzheimer’s.

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TIL that during sleep cerebral spinal fluid flows through the brain on the OUTSIDE of the brain’s blood vessels and that the CSF removes brain cell waste including amyloid beta protein. This flow only occurs during sleep. Amyloid beta protein

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TIL – Standing like a Superhero for as little as two minutes changes our testosterone and cortisol levels, increases our appetite for risk, causes us to perform better in job interviews, and generally configures our brains to cope well in stressful situations

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TIL – Standing like a Superhero for as little as two minutes changes our testosterone and cortisol levels, increases our appetite for risk, causes us to perform better in job interviews, and generally configures our brains to cope well in

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TIL that due to their small brains koalas are unable to perform complex, unfamiliar tasks such as eat leaves off of flat surfaces.

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TIL that due to their small brains koalas are unable to perform complex, unfamiliar tasks such as eat leaves off of flat surfaces. submitted by sentient_sasquatch [link] [928 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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is the brain’s activity when under hypnosis similar to when it is under the influence of drugs?

is the brain’s activity when under hypnosis similar to when it is under the influence of drugs? submitted by TakesAnswerOffTheAir [link] [comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Dogs’ brains have gotten larger and they’ve have gotten smarter relative to cats largely because dogs are more social.

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TIL Dogs’ brains have gotten larger and they’ve have gotten smarter relative to cats largely because dogs are more social. submitted by TheGsus [link] [527 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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