Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising. Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would
Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary
Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite. If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds
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New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan Just 25 minutes of walking