The U.S. military creates tech to control drones with thoughts

The legendary DARPA tests technology that lets soldiers control drones with their minds.

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  • Military researchers have been testing implants that allow the operator to control drones with thoughts.
  • The tech translates thinking into code.
  • More development is necessary.
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What's better for your brain: 15 minutes of jogging or 15 minutes of relaxation?

A new study compared cognitive boosts from running versus relaxing.

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  • Researchers compared jogging versus relaxing for 15 minutes.
  • Jogging provided clear cognitive and mood benefits.
  • The relaxing group had much less energy.
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How evolution made our brains lazy

Blame our ancestors for why it's easier to be a couch potato.

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  • A new study shows that the brain prefers to expend as little energy as possible.
  • Putting forth less effort had advantages for our ancestors.
  • Being inactive is not beneficial in modern life and needs addressing.
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Ketogenic Diets Have "Profound Effect on Brain Function," Studies Find

Molecular biologists are hopeful about the results, but a long road lies ahead—so far this diet has only worked proven wonders on mice.

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Learn How to Think Like Einstein

Albert Einstein's famous thought experiments led to groundbreaking ideas.

Albert Einstein during a lecture in Vienna in 1921. Photo by F. Schmutzer.

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