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Why The Modern World Is Bad For Your Brain

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By Daniel J Levitin
Reprinted from The Guardian

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. 2,965 more words

EMPowerplus Q96

Willpower for the Ordinary Homo Sapiens

Many people believe they can improve different aspects of their lives and achieve their dreams if only they had more willpower. The dreams range from eating right to starting their own businesses. 2,792 more words

Habits

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

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