When fiction starts to feel real

12-06-2021

At one point or another, most of us have found ourselves really absorbed in a fictional story—almost as if real life falls away f...

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Socializing for grey matter

05-06-2021

Research has previously shown that a rich social life can have cognitive benefits, but a new study takes it a step further. The s...

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Are Women’s brains different from Men’s?

28-05-2021

Over the past 30 years, a lot of research has gone into seeking out differences between the “male” and “female” brain. But while ...

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Learning more about Covid-19 in the brain

23-05-2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, scientists are learning more about how the virus affects the brain. The news isn’t good. One ...

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Déjà Vu is good for you

15-05-2021

Do you ever have the experience of déjà vu? Do you have it as often now as you used to? Research suggests that although déjà vu s...

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Cognitive and Behavioural Training

11-05-2021

PowerBrainRx does not teach academic subject matter; rather, it trains the underlying cognitive skills (such as attention, memory...

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Use paper for better memory

08-05-2021

A new study conducted in Japan shows that students remember information better when they write notes using a pen on paper—not usi...

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Are You a Face “Super-Recognizer”?

24-04-2021

It’s pretty clear that some people are much better at remembering faces than others. In fact, some people are considered “super-r...

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Rethinking animal intelligence

17-04-2021

Humans often identify certain types of animals as especially smart—mostly primates closely related to humans, like great apes, an...

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