brain power

Power is as addictive as cocaine, says expert


April 29th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) More than a hundred years after noted British historian Baron John Acton coined the phrase "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely", a scientist ... Read more...

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Eating cheese, milk could make you brainier


March 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Dairy food could be essential for a healthy brain, a new study suggests.The study, by US and Australian researchers, involving 1,000 adults, found those who regularly ... Read more...

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Rosemary scent perks up brain power


February 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Exposure to higher levels of rosemary scent seems to perk up brain power, tests show. Mark Moss and Lorraine Oliver, from the Brain, Performance and Nutrition ... Read more...

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Brain starts going downhill after 45, shows study


January 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Memory and other brain skills begin to decline at the age of 45, say researchers.The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension starts waning in middle ... Read more...

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Problem solving lizards as clever as mammals


July 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Lizards can be every bit as clever as mammals and birds. They could learn how to solve novel problems, challenging the widely-held view that reptiles have ... Read more...

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Playing music as kids boosts brain power later


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Hours spent practising the piano as a child could help keep brain shipshape decades later. Even if you no longer play music into adulthood, it will ... Read more...

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A cup of tea boosts brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) New research suggests that tea does bolster brain power, keeps fatigue at bay while helping you to solve crosswords faster. Researchers looked at the effect of key chemicals ... Read more...

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A cup of tea can improve brain power


February 27th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that drinking tea not only improves brain power, but also reduces tiredness and increases alertness, thereby improving the performance.For the study, Dutch researchers ... Read more...

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Verbal methods of lie detection work better than non-verbal ones


February 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that verbal methods of lie detection may work far better than non-verbal ones.Aldert Vrij of the University of Portsmouth, Anders Granhag of the ... Read more...

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Separating wheat of truth from chaff of lies not easy


February 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) The behavioural difference between liars and truth-tellers is thin. Is there a way to separate the wheat of truth from a chaff of lies? A new report discusses ... Read more...

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Jotting down anxieties key to success in exams


January 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Jotting down anxieties before a stressful situation like an exam or speech boosts your performance. The technique is so powerful that students taking an exam showed a ... Read more...

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Strength training for seniors offers cognitive, economic benefits: Study


December 14th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A one-year follow-up study has shown that strength training for seniors provides cognitive as well as economic benefits.The study, was conducted at the Centre for Hip Health and ... Read more...

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Fish oil in pregnancy doesn’t boost baby’s brain power


October 20th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Taking fish oil during pregnancy does not reduce the chance of post-natal depression or boost brain development in babies, research has shown. Many women take supplements including ... Read more...

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Millions risk life by texting while walking


September 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Millions of people are risking their lives by texting as they saunter along busy streets. One in 10 mobile phone users sustains injuries because they fail to notice objects, ... Read more...

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New Eagle chip to power nextgen super smartphones


September 13th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) You seem to think your iPad is pretty cool? Wait for a new chip that will help make even more advanced generation of 'super smartphones'. ARM Holdings, the ... Read more...

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Berries help protect brain against ageing


August 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Eating berries could be a pleasant way of protecting the brain against ageing and memory loss. Strawberries, blackberries and blueberries are rich in compounds called polyphenolics, which help ... Read more...

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Bridge infrastructural deficit: President


August 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for speeding up of projects to fill the "infrastructural deficit" that impedes India's economic growth and was not in sync with ... Read more...

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Why we crave for specific foods


May 18th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): All of us must have felt that uncontrollable craving to have chocolates, potato chips, or any other specific food item. Now, researchers have delved deep to find out ... Read more...

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How immune system’s T cells boost learning


May 4th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new research has revealed how the immune system's T cells can impact learning and memory.Stress, sickness and depression can generate inflammation in the brain, which is detrimental ... Read more...

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Can red wine compound improve brain power?


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Can Resveratrol, the so-called miracle molecule found in red wine, peanuts and an obnoxious plant called Chinese Giant Knotweed actually improve your brain function? Scientists at Northumbria University, Britain ... Read more...

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For long life, sleep well


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) A good night's sleep could be the key to living longer. People who reach 100 are three times more likely to spend at least 10 hours a night ... Read more...

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Clapping along songs improve kids’ brain power


April 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Clapping while singing songs is likely to spur development of important skills in children, a first-ever study on the subject says. "We found that children in the first, second ... Read more...

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CBS Report: ‘Popping pills can boost your brain power’


April 27th, 2010 - 2:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days a record number of people want to have an edge over the others, and they have no qualms about using any resource available to ... Read more...

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Popping Pills Proves To Be An Efficient Way To Boost Brain Power In American Colleges


April 26th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Today, a mounting amount of vigorous people are utilizing drugs without a recommendation as a way to advance their cerebral functioning.This process is referred to ... Read more...

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Kids High On The New ‘Brain Power Boosting’ Drugs


April 26th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of the popular show on CBS called "60 Minutes," explored the recent tendency of the younger generation, especially those who still go to ... Read more...

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Fish oil supplements ‘don’t boost brain power’


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Fish oil supplements offer no benefits for cognitive function in older people, according to a new study.The OPAL study investigated the effects of taking omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty ... Read more...

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Talking to babies boosts their brain power


March 29th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Talking to babies can boost their brain power, a study has revealed. Months before babies start to speak, words play an important role in their brain development and ... Read more...

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The Apprentice’ Revived: Donald Trump Fights Unemployment


March 18th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) No, it isn't the end for "Celebrity Apprentice" but Donald Trump is all set to bring back the regular edition of the show, which first aired in ... Read more...

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Diabetes ‘leads to diminished brain power’


March 5th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): Diabetic retinopathy could be associated with poorer memory and diminished brain power in people with Type 2 diabetes, according to a new research.For the study, researchers at Edinburgh ... Read more...

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Brain power, innovation and teamwork helped humans rule the world


February 28th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Our ancestors used brain power, innovation and teamwork to dominate the planet, scholars in the US discussing how the humans colonized the globe suggested.Why humans rose to the ... Read more...

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Newest measure of brain power - Pub Quiz (PQ)!


February 27th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Not good when it comes to IQ? Never mind, an alternative cerebral certificate is being offered for boasting purposes - Pub Quiz (PQ) intelligence.In a bid to publicise ... Read more...

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Magnesium ‘can help boost memory’


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): An increase in brain magnesium improves learning and memory in young and old rats, a new study has found.Published in the journal Neuron, the study suggests that increasing ... Read more...

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Siesta makes you smarter


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) If you see a student dozing in the library or a co-worker catching 40 winks in her cubicle, don't snigger. New research from the University of California, Berkeley ... Read more...

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Oat extract likely to boost brain power


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) An oat extract could boost your brain power and maintain it even unto old age, says a new study. Researchers at the University of South Australia (USA) Nutritional Physiology ... Read more...

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Pregnancy doesn’t affect women’s memory


February 4th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Pregnancy and motherhood does not affect a woman's memory, causing forgetfulness and absentmindedness, as is popularly believed. Research finds no evidence that pregnancy or motherhood affects women's brain ... Read more...

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