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The Man With 7 Seconds Memory

This clip is about Clive Wearing who has sometimes only 7 seven seconds memory. He is lost in time and never being able to remember again. He developed this brain damage through a virus from herpes encephalitis that he caught in 1985. Usually this virus only causing cold sores, but he was unlucky as the […]

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Teeth Affect Memory

Are you having an aching tooth or a wisdom tooth to be removed? According to a Swedish study is that if you have less teeth you might have less good memory. “Teeth appear to be of the utmost importance to our memories,” Jan Bergdahl, an associate psychology professor at the Umeaa University in northern Sweden, […]

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Healthy Low Calorie Snacks

With more and more people conscious about their health, eating healthy is becoming a very common practice. Forget binging on fat filled ice creams, candy bars and fried goodies, here are some great tips to watch your weight and be healthy. Low calorie snacks do not necessarily mean bland juices and unappetizing salads; with a […]

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Food You Should Avoid If You Want To Get Smarter

A topic we will try to write more about at our blog is brain food. We feel that this topic is very interesting and a lot of new research are constantly revealed. Today we will talk about what food to avoid if you want to get smarter, food that you absolutely should avoid if you […]

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Brain in Love

What happens when you fall in love? To learn more about our need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love — and people who had just been dumped. Anthropologist Helen Fisher studies gender differences and the evolution of human emotions. Fisher describes love as a universal human […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease: To Know or Not to Know?

According to researchers that have studied Alzheimer’s disease is that having a parent or sibling with Alzheimer’s disease does increase one’s risk developing the disease. Some people wish to have a genetic test that will answer the question: Will I be next? Would you choose to know if you are carrying these genes as there […]

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Hi Brain! How are you?

I have  a colleague named Brian and I always write “Hi Brain” and realized that I might have written the word brain way too many times now. Here is a fun quote I found at Brainy Quotes. I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people would misspell my name and call me Brain. […]

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Supercharge Your Brain by New Scientist

We recommend to read this week New Scientist issue with an article about Supercharging your brain by pushing your mind to its limit. Helen Thomson has written this cover story and has gathered information from some of many studies about how to improve brain mental power. We are questioning though the article part where she begins […]

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Where do vitamin supplements come from?

For many people, vitamin supplements are a part of everyday life. In the age of convenience foods and busy modern living it can often be difficult to get all the vitamins your body needs. For those that struggle to get their recommended daily intake, supplements can provide a way of getting those vital nutrients and […]

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Caffeine Delivers Visible Boost to Brain Activity

Making a cup of coffee will get you up from your desk and provide some caffeine to help you stay alert. That is not the only benefit for getting some caffeine. An Austrian research team has unveiled good news with evidence that caffeine delivers visibly increased brain activity that stimulates short-term memory.Dr Florian Koppelstatter of […]

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