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Blueberries boost children's brainpower, study finds

Children should eat blueberries before taking exams to benefit from a short-term boost to brain function, new research shows.<p>A study revealed that primary school-age children performed tasks with 10 per cent greater speed and accuracy after taking wild blueberry drinks.<p>The fruit, which contains …

What You Need to Know About Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters Definition and List<p>Neurotransmitters are chemicals that cross synapses to transmit impulses from a neuron to another neuron, …

Neuroscience

The Quote That Totally Changed My Life

Whoever said your adolescence would be the hardest and most uncertain years of your life was so wrong. I never felt more unsure of myself than I did in my early 20s.<p>As a recent college grad, I was starting to figure out this adult life thing -- I got a job, found a place to live and managed to …

Happiness

Hack your brain to remember almost anything

<b>(CNN) —</b> The reigning World Memory Champion, Alex Mullen, can memorize the order of a deck of cards in 17 seconds. But in some ways, he's just as forgetful as the rest of us.<p>"I still forget plenty of basic things, like where I left my keys," said Mullen, a medical student at the University of …

The Brain

Your Brain Ages Just Like Your Body—Here's How to Keep It Young

Humans spend a lot of time trying to slow down aging from the outside<i>—</i>we buy expensive face creams, spend hours primping in the mirror, and even turn …

Want to Lose Weight? Follow These Eating Habits

Exercise is important, but when it comes to weight loss, it is almost impossible to out-exercise a bad diet. To lose weight, you need to focus on …

Doctors Had to Choose One Supplement for Brain Health—This Was the Winner

Despite the term "brain fog" lacking the urgency often embedded in most other medical terms, we've established that it's a serious condition …

Jing-Jin-Ji: China Planning Megalopolis the Size of New England

TIANJIN, China — China's rulers are planning a megacity that would be home to 130 million people and cover an area the size of New England.<p>Sitting on the northeast coast of China, Jing-Jin-Ji — which stands for "Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei" — is a central plank of the country's economic development plan …

China

4 Ways to Become an Airline Pilot

How to Become an Airline Pilot<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an airline pilot? Perhaps you’ve considered a …

Airlines

Brain scans may help clinicians choose talk therapy or medication treatment for depression

Researchers from Emory University have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or …

Flying drones over the internet isn't the future we wanted, but it's the one we've got

We were promised jetpacks, but as many-a-scholar has noted, here we are knocking on 2020's door and we are still jetpackless. We have, however, …

Drones

How to Prevent Your Own Decline and Fall in Life

I just finished skimming some of Edward Gibbon’s “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” (through some quotes), and have some valuable lessons I …

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

Public Speaking

Keep talking to yourself—it’s doing wonders for your brain

We carry inner monologues with us throughout the day. Sometimes we have internal messages that monitor and judge how we’re coming across in a particular situation. Other times we’re psyching ourselves up for a challenging interaction or preparing for an important life event. Or, more often than …

Why You're Not a Millionaire

If you're not a millionaire yet, here are some of the issues that may be holding you back.<p>Having $1 million in the bank might sound impossible, but …

Personal Finance

The Brain Hack That Could Kill Your Procrastination

Recent research suggests we can artificially create motivation with a combination of psyching ourselves up and an fMRI scanner.<p>We can psych ourselves up and try to get motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. …

Three money numbers you need to know

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Some numbers matter more than others. How much you make is important, for example, but your …

Retirement

Why Some People Like Exercise and Others Don't: Because Happiness | Inc.com

You don't need to read about yet another study proving how fantastic exercise is for your mental health and well-being. Scientists already understand there's a strong link between happiness and physical activity.<p>What wasn't known, however, is how the two are linked. Does exercising make people …

Mental Health

Achieving a perfect credit score is a lot easier than you may realize

Americans would probably be lost without their credit cards. According to ValuePenguin, the average balance-carrying household had more than $16,000 in debt as of May 2016, with total outstanding consumer debt hitting $3.4 trillion, including $929 billion in revolving debt. Considering that roughly …

Personal Finance

The Secret To Improving Memory More Than 80%, Regenerating Bones And Restoring Vision Revealed

For the one who really wished to lose weight, any time of the year would be a good time to start the process. We’re going to introduce one of the …

You’ve Probably Got a Better Brain Than You Think

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>If babies could gloat, they would. The rest of us may have it all over them when it comes to size, …

How to Make Money in Real Estate Passively

Ever wonder how to make money in real estate passively? Passive income, as many imagine, through real estate is when you make income without any …

The Best Personal-Finance Products, Services, Resources and Advice of 2016

Here are our top picks for investments, rewards credit cards, budget-friendly travel, cell phone plans and more.<p>Our annual roundup of top picks is a …

Good News: You've Got a Better Brain Than You Think

If babies could gloat, they would. The rest of us may have it all over them when it comes to size, strength and basic table manners, but brain power? …

The Brain