Heather L. Graham's Blog

Heather L. Graham's Blog

What Meditation Can Do For Your Brain

What Meditation Can Do For Your Brain

New research suggests it can thicken parts of your gray matter in some key areas.

Can’t Hold Your Liquor? Blame Your Eye Color

Can’t Hold Your Liquor? Blame Your Eye Color

Research indicates that eye color might actually be a better indicator of one's drinking tolerance than body weight.

Professor: Reality Humans Experience is an Illusion

Professor: Reality Humans Experience is an Illusion

A professor of cognitive science suggests the world that exists is nothing like the one we perceive. 

How Emotions Hijack Our Reason

How Emotions Hijack Our Reason

That fight or flight instinct applies to more than physical danger.

Physicist Pioneers new Method for Making Chocolate

Physicist Pioneers new Method for Making Chocolate

A Temple University physicist might have stumbled upon a method for making better chocolate. 

Why Your Memory Is Not Nearly As Good As You Think It Is

Why Your Memory Is Not Nearly As Good As You Think It Is

Some of those powerful memories from your childhood? They are probably fake.