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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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.
So you thought cycling is just good for your physical shape? It turns out that it has a positive impact on your brain! Recent research has shown that cycling helps in improving memory, reasoning and planning while it also helps fight depression and anxiety issues. How is this possible? How cycling grows your brain When
Brain exercises keep our brain healthy and help prevent mental diseases The brain is the most important part of the human body, and like our body, it too, ages. Since all physicians emphasize on the significance of physical exercises to keep our bodies active, they also encourage brain exercises. Brain exercises not only keep our