Season’s Greetings! – 僅祝聖誕及新年快樂!

During the festive season, our centres will be closed on HK public holidays (25/12, 26/12 and 01/01) and open on all other days. Have a wonderful time with your families! 佳節期間,本中心除公衆假期(十二月二十五、二十六及一月一日)外,會照常開放。 祝闔府安康!

New method for detecting Dementia

Scientists have a new method for detecting dementia: the Brain Age Index (BAI). It measures the difference between chronological age and “brain age” by looking at brain activity during sleep; a high brain age compared to chronological age may indicate dementia or the potential for dementia. “This is an important advance, because before now it […]

Dreaming in emotion

New research sheds light on how and why we remember dreams — and what purpose they are likely to serve. New research suggests especially that dreaming helps us process emotion.  One study, for example, showed that when we dream less, we are less able to understand complex emotions in waking life. Read more in Scientific […]

The danger of long-term spaceflight on the brain

Although medical specialists have long known that long-term spaceflight affects the human body, recent studies have focused attention on the astronaut brain. A recent study examined astronauts who had spent an average of 171 days on the International Space Station, hoping to find evidence in the brain for vision-related issues many long-term astronauts notice. What […]