A group of researchers from Michigan State University, Carleton University, and Colorado State University partnered with the National Park Service to analyze 18 studies on how natural sounds can impact human health.
Listening to music can be entertaining, and some research suggests that it might even make you healthier. Music can be a source of pleasure and contentment, but there are many other psychological benefits as well. Music can relax the mind, sharpen focus, improve memory and mood.
One type of noise especially improves sleep and memory White noise has been getting way too much credit for helpingpeople sleep. Turns out another kind of noise delivers far deeper slumber — and improves memory.
One of the last things you’re thinking aboutduring sexis probably chemicals and your brain—but they’re more involved than you think. Studies and MRIs suggest there are many remote areas of the brain that are activebefore, during, and after orgasm.
Diet and sleep are the most recognized deterrents against the development ofdementia pathology.But now a completely different activity, that many write off as immature and juvenile, may just help fend off dementia for years to come.
The tenets of mindfulness meditation sounds on paper tailor-made for managing ADHD symptoms. Mindfulness helps you monitor and refocus your attention away from distractions through non-judgmental acceptance of your moment-to-moment experience.
Sorry if you think we’ve already asked, but do you know exactly what déjà vu is? If you’re like most sensible people, you’ll likely say it’s the bizarre feeling that you’ve experienced something that’s happened before.
Even when we are resting, the mind is tremendously active. While we sleep, the brain processes memories, quietly operates a vast network of bodily systems, and repairs damage. During all of this activity, the mind still wanders. But where, exactly, does it go? In a fascinating newbrain study, scientists get a little closer to answering that puzzling question.