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Why is Music Important to Human Beings?

By | 2017-04-23T23:46:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

It’s a question which makes us dig deeper into who we are. “Why is music important to human beings?” Maybe it’s just like breathing. Although music is an artform, it’s so much more than that. It reaches places where no ordinary mode of speech can travel, and it brings out things that we never knew existed within ourselves. It is almost as if music hypnotizes and pulls hidden tokens from our past

How to Keep Your Gray Matter Sharp with These Apps and Gadgets

By | 2017-04-05T20:03:36+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Commonly referred to as Goldfish Memory Syndrome, it’s estimated up to a third of women find it almost impossible to retain and remember new information. We all have gray matter in our brain, and it’s this that controls information processing and memory function. But if not nurtured properly or unstimulated, the gray matter in the brain can lose its sharpness, causing the individual to become less alert. Unable to focus

How Learning a New Language Rewires Your Brain

By | 2017-03-04T23:20:39+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Learning a new language alters the very structure of your brain – here is how! Language is one of the great gifts humans possess. It allows us to cooperate and communicate in ways that no other animals on Earth have managed to do. There are thousands of human languages in the world and many humans speak quite a few of them. Then you get monolingual people, who only know one

Here Is What a Lack of Sleep Does to Your Body – and How to Avoid It

By | 2017-02-01T21:01:55+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Lack of sleep has some long-term effects to our brain function and overall wellbeing. As a writer, I've had my share of late nights before early mornings. I think we've all done it at some point. We tell ourselves, “Just one more episode/chapter.” or, “I'll stay for a little.” We mean well.  Then 5 hours later our eyes sting with the strain of keeping them open. The next day at work

Does Cannabis Help You Think Creative? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2017-01-29T21:14:56+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Would you believe that cannabis can actually enhance your mental abilities and make you think creative? Former inquiries into the effects of cannabis on the brain showed that cannabis has the potential to disrupt constructive reasoning while affecting efficiency and output. While an older study of Harvard provided outrageous claims about the effects of cannabis, there have been newest findings published in Frontiers in Pharmacology that indicate the contrary. At

5 Character Traits that Prevent Diseases

By | 2016-10-21T00:27:14+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Character traits really can make people less likely to suffer specific serious illnesses, according to a recent study. Holistic medical traditions, such as the Indian Ayurvedic tradition, have long associated character traits with health.Certain links made in these traditions seem to border on the superstitious, Certain links made in these traditions seem to border on the superstitious,  but there is now evidence from conventional science to confirm that behaviors and tendencies can have an

New Study Explains the Real Reason Why Smart People Have Less Desire for Physical Activity

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:25+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Why are there many smart people who don't like to exercise? By saying smart, we mean people who like to use their brain more than others. This has nothing to do with the level of IQ because even some of the individuals with a low IQ can have a huge passion for solving intellectual tasks. The study which was conducted recently and published in the Journal of Health Psychology is

Why 6 Hours of Sleep Is as Bad as No Sleep at All

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:53+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

A new study showed that a person taking 6 hours of sleep functions just as bad as someone who stayed awake. Studies over the years have all declared different figures for the optimum number of hours of sleep we should be getting every night. It’s often after a good solid eight hours of sleep we feel rested and rejuvenated. For some, six hours is enough for them to get on

Study Finds Sniffing Rosemary Can Improve Memory by up to 75%!

By | 2016-10-15T20:18:35+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Would you believe that a plant can improve memory in a miraculous way? Scientific research shows that it is a reality. Sometimes the most incredible things are right under our noses. The magical memory cure that so many people do not know about is one of the most common plants in the world – rosemary. Rosemary is most commonly used in cosmetics, aromatics, and as medicine for headaches and flu,

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