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RIP Abbey Lincoln 1930-2010

August 17, 2010

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Also listen to Terry Gross’ interview with Abbey Lincoln

People Who Cannot Escape a System Are Likely to Defend the Status Quo – Association for Psychological Science (tx, novapsyche)

August 17, 2010

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People Who Cannot Escape a System Are Likely to Defend the Status Quo – Association for Psychological Science The freedom of emigration at will is internationally recognized as a human right. But, in practice, emigration is often restricted, whether by policy or by poverty. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the […]

Chinese meditation technique boosts brain function: study – Yahoo! News

August 17, 2010

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“Imaging tests showed a greater number of connections in the anterior cingulate — the part of the brain which regulates emotion and behavior — among those who practiced meditation compared to subjects in the control group…Deficits in activation of the anterior cingulate cortex also have been associated with attention deficit disorder, dementia, depression, schizophrenia and […]