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 (yay!) I’ve posted before about how hot chocolate
There is more good news for those of us who practice mindfulness! As you may already know, I have embarked on a course of daily meditation due to the many positive health benefits. As a born-again mindful addict I am going to get all smug now, thanks
Young people on average will have spent 10,000 hours gaming by the age of 21. What effect has this on their brains?
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 cure for phobia that could be administered in
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 Brazil have found that a type of flavonoid
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 don’t practice mindfulness regularly at all. I’ve tried
Everyone procrastinates occasionally. However, between 20 – 25% of people are known as chronic procrastinators. They put off everything, in every area of their lives, which is sounding depressingly familiar to me. But why do we procrastinate? And what can we do to stop procrastination for good?
Authors retract study that found sad people were less able to see certain colours.
An Australian study recently discovered that the type of decisions you make at work can affect the size of your waistline. It’s been known for a long time that added responsibilities at work can increase stress. And, in turn, chronically increased stress levels can lead to obesity.
Reading 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 the mental states of others. This ability