Ever wondered what would happen if did not have a watch? Wondered how after a couple of days of waking up at a specific time in the morning, how the body programs itself to wake up at the same time without an alarm clock? Well, the brain certainly has a sense of time and can measure time even without the help of a clock.
The relationship between a mother and child is perhaps the most sacred, intense and beautiful of all. A mother's care and nourishment is of utmost importance to the child's development and shapes his/her life ahead. A new study suggests that a nurturing mother not only cares for a child emotionally, but apparently, it also determines the size of her child's brain. When scientists scanned and compared the brains of two 3-year-old children, they found that the one who had been treated nicely and nourished by its mother had a considerably larger brain with fewer spots and lesser dark areas, compared to the neglected child.
Not having a good night's sleep keeps us disturbed throughout the next day, and makes us unable to concentrate on things around us. According to research, dropping from eight hours to sex hours of sleep could prevent the brain from storing memories, which means that the memory could not be retrieved ever.
New research suggests that what you hear could depend on what your hands are doing.
A new study suggests that eating a diet rich in tomatoes could be helpful in reducing the risk of a stroke. According to researchers from Finland, their research has revealed that a chemical found in the red fruit is helpful in reducing the risk of stroke in men half. The
A new study suggests that whether we like a person or not, affects the way we view their actions.
Think you have low IQ? Blame it on the time you were in your mother's womb, as a new study suggests that people whose mothers had blood pressure during pregnancy could have a lifelong effect of their intelligence. A research conducted on pensioners revealed that those whose mothers had high blood pressure during pregnancy scored an average of 4.36 points lower on IQ tests than those who did not, Mail Online reports.
A new study reveals that smokers have more difficulty in problem-solving and decision-making, when compared to non-smokers. The study, conducted on stroke patients from Southern Ontario was presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
A new report suggests that most of the tasks performed by us everyday are not even noticed by us, and that the brain takes so many decisions for us, without even we realizing it. For example, when we perform a task as simple as picking up our cup of morning coffee, we do not even realize, but in a short fraction of time, our brain takes so many complex decisions for us like deciding how to aim our hand, grasp the handle and raise the cup to our mouth, all without spilling the contents of the cup.
A new study has found that male DNA can be commonly found in the brains of women, most likely derived from prior pregnancy with a male fetus.
A new discovery by scientists claims that for color blindness, it's the vision cells and not the brain that are to be blamed. With the new discovery, scientists have come closer to restoring full colour vision for color blind people says Professor Paul Martin from The Vision Centre and The University of Sydney. Color blindness effects about 2 million Australians and the new findings may be the answer to an age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which accounts for half of the legal blindness cases in Australia.
Remember the movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"? If that movie kept you wishing you could erase a part of your memory, your wish might be just be coming true.
A new study by the researchers from the USC suggests that the radiation therapy may be effective if the patient practices controlled fasting, and this could lead to the increased life expectancy.
A new study suggests that heavy drinkers might be inviting a stroke pretty early in their lives. According to the study, heavy drinkers (three plus alcoholic drinks per day) may experience a stroke almost a decade and a half earlier when compared to those who do not drink that much.
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For all intents and purposes, the "War on Drugs" ended when nearly every state passed a law for recreational or medical marijuana use. The truth is, however, that law enforcement officers everywhere still actively pursue drug arrests. If you've been arrested for illicit drug use, you need to take the charges seriously. While there may be a valid defense or a program that can get you out of trouble for a first offense, the stigma can haunt you for a lifetime.