Reading May Prevent Alzheimer’s

Reading May Prevent Alzheimer’s

A very interesting article published in Science Daily on recent research from the University of California looking into the links between lifelong brain-stimulating habits such as reading and the lowering of protein levels associated with Alzheimer’s. Brain...
Mindfullness Changes Your Brain

Mindfullness Changes Your Brain

I read an interesting article in Science Daily about a study that showed meditating for 8 weeks appears to make measurable changes in the regions of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress. In the study, a  particular group listened to a...
Internet Addiction

Internet Addiction

An interesting article posted on the BBC News Health page stating that web addicts have brain changes similar to people addicted to drugs and alcohol. A study group of 35 men and women were scanned using a special MRI scan and of the seventeen that were classed as...