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A Vast Right Arm Conspiracy? Study Suggests Handedness May Effect Body Perception

There are areas in the brain devoted to our arms, legs, and various parts of our bodies. The way these areas are distributed throughout the brain are known as “body maps” and there are some significant differences in these maps between left- and right-handed people. For example, in left-handed people More

Why Delaying Gratification is Smart: A Neural Link Between Intelligence and Self-control

If you had a choice between receiving $1,000 right now or $4,000 ten years from now, which would you pick?  Psychologists use the term “delay discounting” to describe our inability to resist the temptation of a smaller immediate reward in lieu of receiving a larger reward at a later date. More