Psychology & Psychiatry

People worldwide may feel mind-body connections in same way

(HealthDay)—Many phrases reflect how emotions affect the body: Loss makes you feel "heartbroken," you suffer from "butterflies" in the stomach when nervous, and disgusting things make you "sick to your stomach."

Psychology & Psychiatry

How 'swapping bodies' with a friend changes our sense of self

Our sense of who we are is thought to be influenced by things like our childhood experiences, our interactions with others, and now, researchers say, our bodies. A study appearing August 26 in the journal iScience shows that, ...

Neuroscience

Brains of one-handed people suggest new organization theory

In people born with one hand, the brain region that would normally light up with that missing hand's activity lights up instead with the activity of other body parts—including the arm, foot, and mouth—that fill in for ...

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