Tag: brain health
How our eyes help us recall images
The same eye movement and neural activity take place when we recall an image as when we first saw that...
What an exploding brain network can do to you
An explosive brain network s responsible for the hypersensitivity experienced in fibromyalgia.
How are odours stored as long-term memories?
A brain region – the piriform complex stores olfactory long-term memories with the help of instructions from another brain region.
10 minutes is enough to boost brain power
A new study shows that one time-10 minutes of intense exercise can boost brain power.
High-intensity exercise delays worsening of Parkinson’s disease
High intensity exercise three times a week delays the progression of Parkinson’s symptoms.
Aerobic exercise and its effect on brain volume
A new study shows aerobic exercise can maintain brain health and improve memory function as we age.
How do we do things on autopilot?
Brain network associated with daydreaming is found to play a key role in enabling us to perform tasks on autopilot.
Trick your mind
Scientists use illusion tricks to understand how the mind works and processes multisensory information.
Our brain recognises faces we see
A study shows that facial recognition is developed in the brain through exposure to faces.
How asthma medication can reduce Parkinson’s risk
Researchers discovered that prescription asthma medication can halve the risk of Parkinson’s disease.
Exercise in mid-life is not the answer to cognitive fitness
Exercise in mid-life is not associated to cognitive fitness in later years as established by other previous studies.
A nose for colour
People who see colours while perceiving smells are better at distinguishing between smells and colours, and in naming odours accurately.
How exercise prevents cognitive decline
Exercise helps prevent cognitive decline and researchers now examine how exercise brain metabolism.
How yoga protects your brain as you age
Long-term practise of yoga could help protect the ageing brain against cognitive decline.
Why daily chocolate and cocoa is good for you
Daily intake of cocoa flavanols improves cognitive performance according to a new study.
What is the link between sleep and Alzheimer’s?
Just one night of disturbed sleep in middle aged adults can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s.
How does hypnosis work?
Research shows what goes on in the brain during hypnosis and how suggestion can significantly modify the processing of stimuli...
Learning a new language could be easier for adults
Restricting a key chemical messenger in the brain can enhance language learning abilities much later in life.
Olive oil protects the brain against Alzheimer’s
Extra virgin olive oil can reduce the incidence of dementia, new research says.
Neuroimaging for early detection of autism in infants
Neuroimaging may predict which high-risk infants will develop autism at age 2 years.