Several studies have shown that cognitive functions – including memory, attention, multitasking – can be trained.
When a relative starts developing first signs of dementia, family members are often faced with a dilemma: Should you dare to openly talk about dementia or is it better not to address it and avoid risking to scare the affected person and make them feel uncomfortable?
'Men are from Mars, women are from Venus' - do you recognize that quote? The title of the book written by John Gray has become one of the most cited phrases every time a woman shakes her head in disbelief trying to figure out a man and vice versa. So what does science have to say about the topic: scientifically speaking, how different are men and women from one another?
Fear has always been a fundamental emotion of us humans. The feeling of being afraid can protect us but it can also paralyze our brain and make us feel helpless. How can we learn to live with this inherent emotion of ours and not let it restrain us from living our life?
Multilingualism has always been a greatly polarising topic. Does it harm or help our brains? Today, science confirms: multilingualism is a blessing.
We are fortunate to live the longest lives ever since the beginning of mankind - but higher life expectancy also implies an increase in age-related diseases. Dementia, in particular, has become a widespread disease, and scientists all over the world are researching methods for combatting it.
Could you solve the riddle in less than 20 seconds? No? Then you should keep on reading and try NeuroNation's brain games. They can boost your brain’s health and strengthen your mental performance.
It is New Year’s Eve and you're looking at the fireworks, reflecting on your year and thinking about what comes next. Our thoughts usually revolve around what we want from life, and what we need to do to achieve these goals. Common goals include being happier, losing weight, getting a promotion, further education or having better relationships with the people we love.
Sometimes we’re confronted with the feeling that we’re faking it. That we don’t really belong in the shoes we stand. But apparently it is a common feeling among great people: the fear of being exposed, that you don’t deserve your success, aren’t as good as others - and could be found out at any moment.
What did you promise yourself last year for New Year’s Eve? It’s the perfect time to turn a new page: live a better, healthier, more successful life. So how come the overwhelming majority have such trouble sticking to their goals?
We do a lot of things every day that most of us never stop to think about. Here we talk about three normal human behaviors - well, common at least - and provide some explanations for why we are the way we are.