Funny But True Article: How to Win Any Argument With Neurobabble

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by marqualler, May 24, 2015.

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    1. marqualler
      Nerdy

      marqualler Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Minneapolis, MN
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection / Mild Noise Induced Hearing Loss
      If you want to win any argument with friends, research has shown that using "neurobabble" is extremely effective:

      http://www.theguardian.com/science/...neuro-gibberish-neuroscience?CMP=share_btn_fb

      I laughed at this part:

      So when we talk about "neuroplasticity" on the forum with regard to tinnitus, well, make sure you are using it in a truly scientific context, because otherwise... eventually your audience will be doing this: :LOL::ROFL::LOL:
       
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    2. dboy
      Jaded

      dboy Member Benefactor

      Location:
      UK
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2007 & 8/2013
      According to a recent(ish) article in Nature, you only laughed at that because it "engaged a core network of cortical and subcortical structures, including temporo-occipito-parietal areas involved in detecting and resolving incongruity (mismatch between expected and presented stimuli); and the mesocorticolimbic dopaminergic system and the amygdala, key structures for reward and salience processing."

      http://www.nature.com/nrn/journal/v14/n12/full/nrn3566.html
       
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