Post Tagged with: "Michaeli"

Killer Abs at 80? Really!

Killer Abs at 80? Really!

June 23, 2015

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Geriatric medicine, Men's Health, Salber:

What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.

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Is Dark Chocolate Good for You?

April 7, 2015

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Michaeli, Prevention:

Dr. Dov Michaeli explores the science behind the claims that dark chocolate is good for you. A flavanol in chocolate, epicatechin turns out to be the key.

Walking in the Water – The Milford Track

Walking in the Water – The Milford Track

January 4, 2015

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Salber, Wellness:

Ask any hiker and he or she will tell you it is a dream to one day hike the “hut-to-hut” Milford Track in New Zealand’s wildly scenic South Island. So, this is what Dov and I decided to do for our annual End of the Year Adventure.

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

Why Do We Die? And What Can Be Done About It?

September 28, 2014

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End-of-Life, Evolution, Geriatric medicine, Metabolism and biochemistry, Michaeli, Neurobiology:

Dr. Dov Michaeli explores the answers to the questions: why do we die? and can anything be done about it?

Dov Michaeli MD, PhD is author of The Doctor Weighs In (On Everything)

Can Critical Thinking be Taught?

October 30, 2013

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Evolution, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

When reporters ask “is it good or bad?” to force a simple answer to a complex question, it reinforces our natural tendency to form come to easy conclusions instead of applying critical thinking. It may conserve the brains energy, but the outcomes are not always what we might hope for.

Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth

Vaulting Ambition

October 27, 2013

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Evolution, Genes & genomics, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Violence and violence prevention:

By Dov Michaeli Just walked out of a spectacular performance of Macbeth by the National Theater of London, with the title role played (and co-directed)… Read More ›

Crime and Punishment -It’s all in the Brain

Crime and Punishment -It’s all in the Brain

October 20, 2013

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Evolution, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

Studies suggest that the right lateral prefrontal cortex (rLPFC) is involved in following social norms and in the urge to punish violators. But “involved” still doesn’t tell us what exactly is happening in this area: Is it the cause of fair behavior?

The Biological Roots of Conspiracy Theories

The Biological Roots of Conspiracy Theories

October 6, 2013

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Evolution, Health policy, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

By Dov Michaeli   An article titled “What a Hoax” by Sander van der Linden (Scientific American Mind) got me to thinking: are all those… Read More ›

Beware! Another Autism “Breakthrough”.

September 29, 2013

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Health policy, Michaeli, Neurobiology:

By Dov Michaeli Science magazineĀ of September 13, 2013 had alarming news: a new blood test for the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is being… Read More ›

The Neurobiology of Being Social

The Neurobiology of Being Social

September 22, 2013

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Evolution, Health policy, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior:

By Dov Michaeli Being social can be understood on two levels; on the superficial level it evokes the image of being pleasant at a cocktail… Read More ›