A new study suggests that different types of laughter – joyful, mocking and tickling – make the brain react in different ways. A laugh may signal mockery, humour, and joy or simply be a response to tickling, but each kind of
A new study has found that playing video games can delay the ageing process and playing a video game for even ten hours can make your mind seven years younger. Older people who play video games found that the mental challenges
The brain of slow learners may not be able to process information sufficiently, say researchers. Scientists trained the subjects' sense of touch to be more sensitive. In subjects who responded well to the training, the EEG
US scientists claim that poor sleep is linked to memory loss and failure of cognitive senses as we age and therapies for better sleep could increase recall capacity. University of California-Berkeley neuroscientists have found
Older adults with hearing loss tend to develop problems of thinking and remembering, a new study says. In the Johns Hopkins study, volunteers with hearing loss, undergoing repeated cognition tests over six years, had cognitive
Mental rigidity prevents compulsive hoarders from discarding unwanted possessions, even though the idea of clogging one's home with such stuff is baffling to most, says an Australian research. Such hoarders have bankrupted
More developed language skills helped toddlers cope with frustration and anger better by the time they are in preschool, concludes an American study. ‘This is the first longitudinal evidence of early language abilities
We often say 'out of sight is out of mind' but it could be the other way round too. According to a new psychological study, people often do not recall things they have seen or at least walked by a hundred times. "Just because
While yawning maybe a sign of tiredness or boredom in adults, in foetus’ it might be a trigger for brain development! Making this complex muscle movement could send nerve impulses to the brain, helping it function
Faltering kidneys can hit mental processes involved in thinking, understanding, reasoning or remembering, according to a American study. 'The brain and kidney are both organs that are affected by the cardiovascular systems," said
According to a study by researchers from University of Pittsburgh, Omega-3 essential fatty acids, found in foods like wild fish and grass-fed livestock, can boost working memory and are also vital for body functioning. The
Exposure to high CO2 levels linked to bad decision-making.
Result particularly important for over-crowded enclosures like offices and classrooms where a lot of people exhale carbon dioxide.
Even moderately high
A daily multivitamin tablet may improve the memory and slow mental deterioration, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
According to new studies, taking supplements has a beneficial effect on memory and may work by increasing the
A study reveals that the appetite centres of children's brains light up when they are shown advertising images such as the McDonald's logo. Researchers revealed that the same areas do not respond to well-known logos that are not