June 18, 2019

There’s a scientific reason why you absolutely should “follow your gut feeling” 

The paper, published in Physiology and led by Florida State University, claims that gut-to-brain signals are a “powerful influence on emotions, mood and decisions” and are often a response...

June 4, 2019

While intuition can be a buzzword you have heard a lot lately, heeding it is not a simple task.

Our minds are devastating hunter-gatherers for information in order to form patterns. We thrive on finding patterns in the world around us, people, relationships, essentially...

May 13, 2019

Imagine the director of a big company announcing an important decision and justifying it with it being based on a gut feeling. This would be met with disbelief – surely important decisions have to be thought over carefully, deliberately and rationally?

Emilia Gómez, a researcher with the Musical Technology Research Group (MTG) of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at UPF, has attempted to create new digital approaches to enrich the experience of a classical music concert before, durin...

March 28, 2019

AT THE END of Casablanca, when Humphrey Bogart finally tells Ingrid Bergman to get on the plane back to her husband, the young mother watching the afternoon TV movie sheds a tear. Instinctively, her two-year-old tries to comfort her by offering his teddy bear to her. B...

September 15, 2018

Scanning your brain can predict what will happen in the future

Our brains seem better at predictions than we are.  A part of our brain becomes active when it knows something will be successfully crowdfunded, even if we consciously decide otherwise. If this finding stand...

August 15, 2018

Together with the ever growing mobile users and increasing screen-viewing time, as well as the current trends of exercising mindfulness in order to understand and connect one's inner self, interoception is foreseen as the next big thing.

Feeling Biology:

Interocept...

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