Neuroscience

Brain training does not really improve your brain

Brain game does not really improve your brain

In a new study from University of Western Ontario, researchers debunk claims that getting better at a brain training game can translate to improved...
How long time meditation change your brain

How long time meditation changes your brain

In a new study from University of Wisconsin–Madison, researchers examined brain activity in non-meditators, new meditators, and long-term meditators with thousands of hours of...
How cannabis and related drugs affect the brain

How cannabis and related drugs affect the brain

A new study from Lancaster and Lisbon Universities shows that long-term use of either cannabis or cannabis-based drugs impairs memory. The study has implications for...
Can brain stimulation stop sexual assault?

Can brain stimulation stop sexual assault?

In a recent study, researchers find that stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can...
How to keep your memory sharp

How to keep memory sharp

As you grow older, you tend to forget things. Memory loss not only can bring inconvenience to your daily life, but also a sign of...
exercise training

Stopping regular exercise training can strongly reduce brain blood flow

While endurance exercise training can improve physical health, what will happen when we stop this exercise is still unknown. In a recent study, researchers find...
Brain map

Overweight can age your brain 10 years at middle-age

It is known that overweight has many harmful effects on our health. Such effects include higher risks of stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart...
online-game

Online game addiction can change game players’ brain network, says scientists

As more and more people use the Internet every day, online game addiction has become a serious public health issue all over the world. When...
oxytocin love hormone

Love hormone may support spirituality, says study

Spirituality is a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves. It is a universal human experience and typically involves a search for meaning...
trauma brain

The brain has its own way to deal with trauma automatically, says study

Traumatic events (trauma), such as divorce, job loss, death of a loved one can harm mental health. People are easy to get depression and...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...