Month: January 2018

Aging with a Bilingual Brain

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 are more distributed, so when Alzheimer’s begins to take effect, a bilingual’s brain

Your Brain On A Diet

A diet is a prescribed selection of foods. In the West, it’s long been advocated as a way of losing weight. Other benefits touted are improved health, sleep, circulation, and even a longer life. As consumers, we are constantly bombarded with new diets. But what do these plans do to our brains?

Lexicoders Vs. Opticoders: The Verbal Versus Visual Brain

The eye-to-brain pathway is called the opticoder (the visual brain), and the ear-to-brain pathway is called the lexicoder (the auditory-verbal brain). Do you have movie dreams or radio dreams? If dreaming for you is like listening to a radio, you are a lexicoder. If your dreaming experiences are like watching movies, on the other hand, you are an opticoder.

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