Bob LeDrew

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Scaring People Can Make Them Healthier, But It Isn't Always The Way To Go

The use of fear in public health campaigns has been controversial for decades. A campaign with gruesome photos of a person dying of lung cancer to combat smoking might make people think twice about lighting up. But opponents would argue that the photos are too visceral, along with being morally …

Alzheimer's disease: Online brain training 'improves daily lives of over-60s'

Researchers discover that cognitive training‬‬ can help with tasks such as using public transport, shopping, cooking and managing finances<p>Playing online games that exercise reasoning and memory skills could have major benefits for older people, a wide-scale study has found.<p>Researchers at King's …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Why do the British drink so much?

From bar furniture to noise levels, modern pubs push consumption to the max – and these design and marketing tricks have affected one generation more than most.<p>I first met alcohol in the late 1980s. It was the morning after one of my parents’ parties. My sister and I, aged nine or 10, were up …

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