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  1. Younger Brain, Sharper Mind

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... David Wilson Younger Brain, Sharper Mind by Eric Braverman Rodale How fast can you think? Are you suave and deft at witty retorts or sluggish? The answer depends on how young you are and your upkeep of your brain, according to Dr Eric Braverman in his new ...

  2. Human brains on animal alert

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... components of the nervous system. 'Our study shows that neurons in the human amygdala respond preferentially to pictures of animals, meaning that we saw the most amount of activity in cells when ... clusters of neurons- cells that are core components of the nervous system- deep in the brain's medial temporal lobe. Known to process emotional reactions and play a role in mental state ...

  3. Cause for a rethink on how we learn

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was significantly thickened. Such enlargements of the brain cannot go on indefinitely, of course. At some point after the new skills have stabilised and integrated into the system, it appears ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - PALAEONTOLOGY

    Palaeontologists uncover earliest known complete nervous system

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:26am by AFP

    ... know that the megacheirans had central nervous systems very similar to today's horseshoe crabs and scorpions," said lead researcher Nicholas Strausfeld, a professor of neuroscience ... Agence France-Presse Oldest known nervous system found in fossil Palaeontologists have uncovered the earliest known complete nervous system, found in an unusual fossilised creature ...

  5. News - China - SCIENCE

    Complete nervous system discovered preserved in 520-million-year-old fossil in southwest China

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 11:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... and scorpions evolved from other arthropods including insects, crustaceans and millipedes, more than half a billion years ago. “We now know that the megacheirans had central nervous systems very similar ... Staff reporter Scientists have discovered the earliest known complete nervous system preserved in the fossilised remains of a creature that crawled or swam in the ocean 520 million years ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Mistrust between Hong Kong and Beijing is now a threat to 'one country, two systems'

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says the lack of trust between Beijing and Hong Kong is so serious that it now threatens 'one country, two systems' Breaking point An awakening. A conspiracy. ... extreme wealth disparity, a deeply lopsided economy and flawed political system- have been feeding the consternation for years. And let's not forget our politicians' preference ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Flawed Western democratic system not suitable for Asian countries

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:46am by LETTERS

    ... Flawed Western democratic system not suitable for Asia I am concerned about the chaos caused by the Occupy Central movement, which is campaigning for a democratic voting system, especially since this system has a number of defects. In the democratic voting system the candidates are nominated by members of political parties or their caucuses. These nominated candidates ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Nervous China factory owners hedge on yuan foreign exchange risk

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:11am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Yuan volatility has forced some Pearl River Delta firms to hedge foreign currency threats, adding to an already challenging environment Nervous factory ... following the central bank's unexpected move over the weekend to expand the yuan trading band. The deputy chairwoman of one of the world's largest makers of caps, Mainland Headwear, ...

  9. Chance to let the mind speak for itself

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Language sculpts the brain- physically. On this premise, a revolution in linguistics and neuroscience has been taking place right under our noses. In recent years, scientists working across disciplines have found that some parts o ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Hong Kong to pay for politics of tear gas and anarchy

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Shirley Yam

    ... gas. None of these arguments are too convincing. The Occupy Central movement has been brewing out in public for more than a year. The most enlightening answer comes from a political veteran; ... the people take to the streets, the more nervous the state leaders are, and therefore the greater the support for a hardliner like Leung. This is set against the background of a bitter power struggle ...




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