Summary #338

Insomniacs unable to get emotional distress off their mind
  • In this study, the brain activity of a group of people was observed with magnetic resonance imaging while they recalled shameful experiences occurred in the past.
  • It was detected that participants who could sleep well did not show signs of emotional tension caused by such events.
  • However, participants with insomnia could not benefit from the sleep to get rid of the emotional anguish that occurred during those experiences.
  • The results suggested that insomnia may be related to the cerebral regulation of emotions.


  • Science Science (67) Solution to century-old math problem could predict transmission of infectious diseases
  • Psychology Psychology (72) Me, myself, bye: regional alterations in glutamate and the experience of ego dissolution with psilocybin
  • Cosmos Cosmos (30) Huge explosion, second only to the Big Bang, discovered 390 million light years from Earth
  • History History (17) World's oldest string of yarn shows Neanderthals were smarter than we thought
  • Society Society (79) At 19, am I too young for cannabis? Choosing the ‘right’ minimum legal age for legalized non-medical cannabis
  • Medicine Medicine (70) Anesthesia's effect on consciousness solved, settling century-old scientific debate
  • Technology Technology (77) A new scheme for satellite-based quantum-secure time transfer
  • Nature Nature (54) New Studies Find Birds Are Eating Hundreds of Plastic Bits Daily



Fame 🙌 - Articles for science lovers shortened to five bullet points. | Product Hunt Embed

We were featured on Hacker News, O'REILLY® Ideas, and Boing Boing.