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The risk of everlasting consequences if our brains don't get adequate stimulation in our early years

by Bahar Golipour

What is the earliest memory you have?

Most people can’t remember anything that happened to them or around them in their toddlerhood. The phenomenon, called childhood amnesia, has long puzzled scientists. 1,193 more words



pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|


the action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination.

Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution? 507 more words


Built for Hurt

 Photo courtesy of Roberto Vongher and Wikimedia Commons

I’m delighted to have my essay “Built for Hurt” published in the inaugural issue of qualia, an “experimental journal dedicated to creative and critical thinking at the intersection of the arts, humanities, and medical sciences. 185 more words

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Just Keep Remembering (and Forgetting)

[En español]

“I suffer from short-term memory loss. It runs in my family… At least I think it does… hm. Where are they?”

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Our control on our impulses and our behaviour wavers when we do so repeatedly.
“Self-control may behave like a muscle”, says Psychologist Roy Baumeister explaining that when we exercise self-control, we burn out limited resource. 109 more words


The Pirate's Eye Patch

The Scientific Reason Behind  Eye Patch of Pirates

We all know that pirates are known for their trademark black eye patch that is conveniently on one eye, it maybe due to an injury or style but through a neuroscientist’s geeky way it serves much more purpose! 217 more words


4th Bangalore Cognition Workshop

Hurray! God news I got selected for the 4th Cognition workshop at IISc, Bangalore and I am super excited about it. I will keep sharing my updates on the lectures I attend and also if possible expand on the few things I learnt as my blog posts. 51 more words