neuromorphogenesis

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The Science of Happiness: What data & biology reveal about our mood

While true happiness may have a different definition to each of us, science can give us a glimpse at the underlying biological factors behind happiness. From the food we eat to room temperature, there are thousands of factors that play a role in how our brains work and the moods that we are in. Understanding these factors can be helpful in achieving lasting happiness.

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currentsinbiology
currentsinbiology:

Heard this interview this evening. Very interesting! Disconcerted about the low resting heart rate correlation with criminal activity as mine is about 48 bpm (yoga). Looking forward to reading this book in the near future.
Criminologist Believes Violent Behavior Is Biological (Sort of)
Adrian Raine was the first person to conduct a brain imaging study on murderers and has since continued to study the brains of violent criminals and psychopaths. His research has convinced him that while there is a social and environmental element to violent behavior, there’s another side of the coin, and that side is biology.

currentsinbiology:

Heard this interview this evening. Very interesting! Disconcerted about the low resting heart rate correlation with criminal activity as mine is about 48 bpm (yoga). Looking forward to reading this book in the near future.

Criminologist Believes Violent Behavior Is Biological (Sort of)

Adrian Raine was the first person to conduct a brain imaging study on murderers and has since continued to study the brains of violent criminals and psychopaths. His research has convinced him that while there is a social and environmental element to violent behavior, there’s another side of the coin, and that side is biology.