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Happiness in an MRI

2015 26 Nov

Happiness is a subjective experience; for instance, some people feel happiness more intensely than others when they receive compliments. To better understand the neural mechanism behind how happiness emerges, researchers in Japan conducted a study using MRI brain scans. Overall happiness, according to the study, is a combination of happy emotions and... Read more

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Insulin Resistance Increases Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

2015 28 Jul

An imaging study finds a strong association between insulin resistance and lower brain glucose metabolism in a group of late middle-age adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD). The findings are published online in JAMA Neurology.Insulin resistance, broadly defined as reduced tissue responsiveness to the action of insulin, is common in people who... Read more

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