Listed below are 10 discoveries about your brain that hold out to you the possibility of turning a brain wired for stress into a brain wired for the Good Life, which is a life of being well and doing on
I conducted a not-very-scientific experiment on myself to test hypotheses on how games affect attention span. "Long-term focus erodes with increased digital consumption, social media usage, and tech savviness…."
Earlier this year, French neuroscientists achieved a remarkable feat. Hacking into the brains of mice, they switched the emotional character of their memories, turning a neutral recollection into a positive
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Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why? Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls
What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast. Face to face with the world’s leading memory
ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. Our news diet this week took a depressing, gender-based turn after we read a disheartening report about how science is still viewed as a male profession