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
Share24 Pin6 Tweet15 Stumble52 +15 ShareTotal Shares 102 Do you wish that you knew more about your brain? Do you balk at the word neuroscience? Are you like the many of us that suffer from poor attention spans? Are you tired of these questions yet? Let’s be
Young people on average will have spent 10,000 hours gaming by the age of 21. What effect has this on their brains?
Share8 Pin7 Tweet Stumble77 +16 ShareTotal Shares 98 While each of us experiences fear sometimes, sufferers of phobias experience persistent anxiety that can affect their daily lives. Treatment can be a long process, often involving months of psychotherapy, which can be expensive. What if there was a
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
Why science does not agree with Richard Dawkins or Germaine Greer.
Share15 Pin3 Tweet2 Stumble42 +11 ShareTotal Shares 63 You would think that us humans would be pretty good at identifying parts of our body, right? Yet new research has found that most of us cannot correctly identify some parts of our bodies. Bizarrely, about half of us
How lowered dopamine levels affects your eyesight and what colours you lose.
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