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How Does Our Brain Form Creative and Original Ideas?

A new study by Dr. Naama Mayseless and Prof. Simone Shamay-Tsoory from the Department of Psychology at the University of Haifa attempted to crack the connection between brain activity and creativity. The results shed a new, perhaps unexpected light,...
19-Nov-2015 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

More “Global” Individuals Contribute Less

A new study by Dr. Eitan Adres of the University of Haifa found that the more individuals perceive themselves as “citizens of the world,” the less likely they are to contribute to collective public goods and the more likely to hitch a “free...
8-Oct-2015 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Strained Relationships Between Sisters, One of Whom Has an Eating Disorder, Can Cause the Healthy Sister to Develop High Emotional Distress and Depression

The study found that healthy sisters of women suffering from eating disorders suffered from higher levels of depressive symptoms stemming from the strained relationship between the two. “During treatment maximum attention should be given to the...
17-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Ceremonial Sounds that Accompanied Our Ancestors’ Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago


The Natufian culture, which flourished 15,000 years ago, is well known for its complex burial customs. A new study by Dr. Danny Rosenberg and Prof. Dani Nadel of the University of Haifa has discovered that these ceremonies included the use of giant...
20-Aug-2015 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Big Data and the Social Character of Genes

In a new study, researchers managed to narrow down 900 million possibilities requiring examination of the connection between genetic markers and genetic expression to just 340,000, in the process identifying “social” genes that play a...
13-Aug-2015 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Has the “Baron de Rothschild’s Ship,” Lost over 100 Years Ago, Been Found?


Dr. Deborah Cvikel and Mr. Micky Holtzman from the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies at the University of Haifa suggest that the shipwreck discovered in 1976 off the coast at Dor (Tantura) lagoon may be identified as the missing Baron’s...
10-Aug-2015 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Reveals for the First Time: How Emotions Influence Learning and Memory Processes in the Brain

The study, led by Dr. Shlomo Wagner, also found the scientific explanation behind the saying “you never get a second chance to make a first impression”
6-Aug-2015 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Initiative: Massive Purchasing Group to Buy 1.4% of Earth in Order to Save the Planet

Prof. Uri Shanas of the Department of Biology and Environment at the University of Haifa-Oranim has founded an international organization that will enable anyone anywhere in the world to buy parts of the “hot spots” that are home to exceptional...
5-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Migrant Crisis in Europe According to U of Haifa's Prof. Arnon Soffer

3-Sep-2015 5:05 AM EDT

New Medusa Provides Evidence for Changes Taking Place in the Mediterranean Sea


28-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Empathy Is Related to Sexual Orientation

The study, led by Professor Simone Shamay-Tsoory of the University of Haifa found that, in addition to gender, differences in empathy between people is related to sexual preference and, therefore, this orientation is important when assessing...
14-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

The IDF Has Killed Hezbollah Fighters in Syria Yesterday, Sources Say. We Offer Excellent Experts That Can Relate to the Event

19-Jan-2015 3:00 AM EST

Where Is Israel's Natural Gas Sector Is Heading To?

Prof. Brenda Shaffer, an expert on international oil and natural gas polices, claims that Israel’s natural gas and electricity sectors suffer from the government’s extreme free market approach.
24-Dec-2014 8:40 AM EST

"Globally, Expensive Natural Gas Production Projects Are Encountering Commercial Difficulties. No One Is Looking for an Additional One"

24-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Internet Campaign to Release the Kidnapped Teens Goes Viral All Over the World


University of Haifa's Ambassador Online program are the ones behind the #Bring Back Our Boys campaign.
22-Jun-2014 2:00 AM EDT

University of Haifa to Award Eight Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa Degrees at the 42nd BOG Meeting

The University of Haifa will award eight Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa degrees to: Frederik Willem de Klerk, Lady Irene Hatter, Dr. Ernest Strauss, Prof. Stefan Reif , Chaim Topol , Prof. Julia Kristeva, Uri Lubrani and Prof. Celso Lafer, in...
22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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