Tag Archives: brain

Refreshing the memory

According to new research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), memories that have “vanished” through amnesia might now possibly be restored.    ... more

An idle brain

Researchers at Northwestern University in the US appear to have progressed brain-like’ computing further than ever before. The human brain –    ... more

Out of sight, out of mind

Researchers in the US have discovered that a particular RNA molecule may be directed to increase the production of neurons. The    ... more

Mind over matter, controlling gene expression

Every gene is controlled by a complex regulatory system that ensures when and how the information it contains is going to    ... more

The beauty of concentration

The ability to switch off and absorb zero information from a conversation is second nature for children. Requests to take the    ... more

“Goddess of fate” gene shows Alzheimer’s potential

Getting older and cognitive function go hand in hand: our brain’s capacity to absorb knowledge and create new ideas, develops over    ... more

Jogging your memory

Summer’s on the way, and so is the plethora of joggers that make good use of the warm weather and extra    ... more

Innovative research on improving brain function

Research conducted by the Medical Centre of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, has shown how regular exercise can have a impactful effect    ... more

The method of practice

Traced back to the 1550’s the proverb ‘use makes perfect’, now known as ‘practice makes perfect’, has been put to the    ... more

Sugar and spice and all things nice

What are little boys made of? Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails. What are little girls made of? Sugar and    ... more

A second language to live longer?

Today, speaking two or more languages may be a relatively normal occurrence. Now business owners, explorers and even the average student    ... more