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The Gaming Life

I am not, by any chance, a professional gamer. Not even close. I can’t say that I am very good at playing computer or video games, either, because I don’t play that often to begin with. 584 more words

[ΒΟΟΚ] Chapter 19, The Future Usage and Challenges of Brain Stimulation - PDF

INTRODUCTION

The current book starts with an overview of the past, by providing a brief history of how transcranial electrical stimulation has been used to enhance cognition and improve health. 254 more words

Cognitive

Avoiding Chronic Decision Fatigue

It was 12th of November 2013 — my birthday has started. I was in Brussels visiting a friend. I distinctly remember waking up alone in the apartment and thinking: “There will be no more delay”. 2,530 more words

Habits

Thinking critically about our connections with our phones

One day I forgot my phone. I was supposed to meet someone after work, but, as is typical in the age of cell phones our version of concrete plans was, I’ll text you when I leave and let you know where I’ll meet you. 419 more words

Psychology

Diabetes & Cognitive Decline: Any Link?

People who have diabetes diagnosed in midlife have a higher risk of cognitive decline over the following 20 years than people with normal glucose levels, a prospective US study has shown. 406 more words

Health & Medical

When are you at your best?

The Age At Which You Reach Peak Cognitive Performance

New research based on 3,305 players of an online game suggests that the peak age for cognitive motor performance is 24-years-old. 82 more words

Behavioral Economics

BrainHealth Research Shows Strategic Thinking Strengthens Intellectual Capacity

Courtesy of Brain Health:

Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to enhance cognitive performance and spill over to real-life benefit according to a data-driven perspective article by the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 478 more words

Science