Share26 Pin10 Tweet7 Stumble53 +11 ShareTotal Shares 97 The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are estimated to double every 20 years. On average a person is diagnosed with dementia every 3.2 seconds. In the face of such sobering statistics a new study offers
Share28 Pin8 Tweet16 Stumble1 +14 ShareTotal Shares 57 The Zika virus pandemic has been one of the big news stories of 2016. Why should a virus that causes mild discomfort in adults be so prominent in the news? One of the main reasons is the corresponding microcephaly
Share127 Pin100 Tweet14 Stumble55 +17 ShareTotal Shares 303 Ok everyone, let’s all take a deep breath and relax. This article is about how regular chocolate consumption may boost your brain power. I’ll promise to try to not get carried away … well maybe just a little bit
Young people on average will have spent 10,000 hours gaming by the age of 21. What effect has this on their brains?
Share12 Pin23 Tweet1 Stumble67 +118 Share1Total Shares 122 Flavonoids are naturally occurring substances found in plants that have been shown to be beneficial to human health and brain function. They help us learn, remember and think more efficiently. And the news has just got better. Neuroscientists in
Share13 Pin29 Tweet1 Stumble39 +12 Share2Total Shares 86 You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes a day, unless you are too busy — then you should sit for an hour. ~Author Unknown I do not meditate daily. There, I’ve said it. To be perfectly honest I
Share33 Pin35 Tweet4 Stumble81 +18 Share9Total Shares 170Reading literary fiction helps make you a better human, and it gives you mind-reading powers too! Cool. According to a study by professor of psychology Emanuele Castano and his PhD candidate David Comer Kidd, reading can improve people’s ability to understand
Share10 Pin101 Tweet1 Stumble1 +13 ShareTotal Shares 116 Sleep is essential and not getting enough of it can drastically impact on your health. As well as keeping our brains healthy, sleep also helps us to remember. Studies have shown that sleep transforms our short term memories into
How lowered dopamine levels affects your eyesight and what colours you lose.
Ten phobias that can cause isolation, introversion and depression.