Sympathetic Nervous System: All You Need to Know About Fight or Flight

 

  The sympathetic nervous system is one of two subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system, which is part of the peripheral nervous system. All of […]

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The Effects of Video Games: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

 

  Effects of video games. Growing up, video games were an inescapable part of life and were a large part of development and socialization. Pokemon, which […]

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Mesothelioma and the Brain

Mesothelioma and the Brain: How Chemotherapy Can Affect the Brain

 

  Mesothelioma and the Brain Malignant mesothelioma cancer rarely spreads to the brain, but chemotherapy that is most commonly used to treat the disease often […]

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Alexithymia: Building Relationships Out of Nothing

 

  Understanding and expressing emotions are essential parts of human interaction that unfortunately may be confusing for some people. Alexithymia is characterized by the inability […]

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concussion symptoms

Concussion Symptoms- Causes and Treatments: Everything you need to know

 

  Concussion symptoms. Recently, concussions have become the focus of several discussions, research studies, news articles, and even movies. But when concussion symptoms can no […]

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Marijuana's effects on the brain

Marijuana’s Effects on the Brain: A Scientific Look At Cannabis and the Brain

 

  Marijuana is becoming a more socially acceptable psychoactive substance, and coincidentally, a more abused substance. The other most popular abused psychoactive substances are caffeine, […]

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old brain new tricks

What Does Neuroscience Say About Teaching Old Brains New Tricks?

 

  They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but does the same go for your brain? There is an ever-growing fear of […]

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photographic memory real

A Snapshot of Photographic Memory: Is Photographic Memory Real?

 

  Is having a photographic memory real? A photographic memory is usually used to describe when someone has the stunning ability to recall visual information […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.The Dendrites, Cell body and Axon.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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types of exercise

Making sense of the exercise obstacle course; different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! Although half way […]

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Endless Possibilities: How Technology Affects Your Brain

 

  In the current times, technology affects your brain in powerful ways that shape who you are as a person. This is especially the case […]

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How to Improve Your Short-Term Memory: Study Tips to Remember Everything

 

  If you want to improve your short-term memory, look no further for some ways to help you out. Your short-term memory is what allows […]

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Benefits of learning foreign languages

Not Sure If You Should Take The Leap? Cognitive Benefits of Learning Foreign Languages

 

  We may not look back on our foreign language classes at school with much fondness.However, after reading about the following benefits of learning foreign […]

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benefit of exercise on the brain

Benefits of exercise on the brain: How does exercise help?

 

  You’ve probably heard before how the brain is “like a muscle” and just like our other muscles, we need to exercise it regularly. But […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger, Longer

 

  Brain gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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9 Functions of Dopamine That Serve You: What is it and How Does It Affect you?

 

  The functions of dopamine are too many to count. Dopamine is an extremely famous neurotransmitter working in your brain. Whenever you want to learn […]

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super foods for your brain

13 Superfoods For Your Brain

 

  Eating in some cultures is very important. It is a time when friends and family gather and enjoy a meal together. The Spanish even […]

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Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

 

  There have been many different studies conducted about autism in children that makes us believe that girls have a type of genetic protection against […]

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exercise and the brain

Exercise and the Brain: Does Running Longer Mean Better Brain Health?

 

  A recent article from The New York Times brings up a question that many of us have been asking ourselves for years. What kind […]

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High fat diets may damage your brain

High-fat diets may damage your brain and contribute to obesity

 

  The holiday season is known for family, friends, and of course, food. A recent study suggests that the high-fat diet associated with the holidays may […]

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5 Must-Have Features for Your Brain Training Program

5 Must-Have Features for Your Brain Training Program

 

 5 Must-Have Features for Your Brain Training Program   New Year’s Day is a sacred self-proclaimed starting date for healthier habits. And this year, you […]

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Joyful laughter boosts brain health and reduces stress hormone

Joyful laughter boosts brain health and reduces stress hormone

 

  Joyful laughter boosts brain health and reduces stress hormone We are all familiar with the saying, “laughter is the best medicine.” And this motto […]

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Too much sleep might lead to faster decline in brain function.

Too much sleep might lead to faster decline in brain function.

 

  Too much sleep might lead to faster decline in brain function. A new study conducted by researchers from Columbia and the University Hospital of […]

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Nature nurtures creativity after four days of hiking

Nature nurtures creativity after four days of hiking

 

  Nature nurtures creativity after four days of hiking. Backpackers scored 50 percent better on a creativity test after spending four days in nature disconnected […]

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Your brain, your productivity

Your brain, your productivity

 

  Your brain, your productivity. The complexity of your brain to be strengthened and rewired is a generous gift of nature that keeps on giving. […]

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