wellness

GO NUTS FOR NUTS!

Stress takes more than just an emotional toll on a person; stress has direct physiological results, including an increase in blood pressure, an increase in hormonal activity and an overall decline in the functioning of […]

reviews

BOOK ROUNDUP

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock L. Eide and Fernette F. Eide (Hudson Street Press, 2011) What do Steven Spielberg and Anne Rice have in common? Both are […]

news

FALL 2011 CALENDAR OF BRAIN-RELATED EVENTS

October 3-10 Cold Spring Harbor, New York Neurobiology of Drosophila meetings.cshl.edu/meetings/dros11.shtml 3-15 San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy Translational Research in CNS Diseases nsas.it/translational-research-in-cns-diseases 6-8 Dresden, Germany 43rd International Danube Neurology Symposium 2011 danube2011.org 10 London, England […]

aging

AGING AND BI-LINGUALISM

Adaptation of the brain could also be the reason older bilinguals with Alzheimer’s show fewer signs of cognitive malfunction than those who only speak one language. “The brain is more robust, its abilities and functionality […]

health

TOUCH AND GROW

The skin is our largest organ. Its nerve endings and pressure receptors are tactile pathways, activated through touch, which our brain uses to interpret and explore the world around us. But recent research suggests that […]