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Memory/Cognitive Processes

Dream on

Study shows engaged workers should dare to daydreamCredit: Washington University in St. Louis A wandering, daydreaming mind can spur creativity ... wait, where was I? Oh, yes, two researchers from Washington University in St.

Dopamine neurons mull over your options

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba have found that dopamine neurons in the brain regulate the internal process of economic decision-making, evaluating available options and then identifying the one that is most preferableCredit:…

Less sleep reduces positive feelings

Reaction time, other measures of performance also affected Sleeping less than normal impacts how we feel the next morning. "Not in the sense that we have more negative feelings, like being down or depressed. But participants in our study…