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Brain Power

Being couch potato actually sharpens your brain: Study

It is often advised not to sit for prolonged hours, but a new study has challenged the ‘couch potato’ belief, saying when it comes to the brain and cognition abilities, some sedentariness are not all ...

Being couch potato actually sharpens your brain: Study

'Three little pigs': Musk's Neuralink puts computer chips in animal brains

Musk presented what he described as the "three little pigs demo." Gertrude, the pig with a Neuralink implant in the part of its brain that controls the snout, required some coaxing by Musk to appear ...

The Neuralink surgical robot is seen at this undated handout image obtained by Reuters on 29 August 2020.

How our brain identifies faces like a computer system

People suffering from a rare brain disorder, when they look at someone, they see distortions to the same half of a person's face, regardless of how the face is viewed. Researchers have now decoded ...

How our brain identifies faces like a computer system

Brain gets bigger if you're anxious and depressed: Study

Previous studies showed that depression, the most prevalent psychiatric disorder worldwide, is linked to areas of the brain shrinking in size.

Brain gets bigger if you're anxious and depressed: Study

DPDC, DESCO for withdrawal of rebate for pre-paid consumers

Both Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC) and Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd (DESCO) have proposed withdrawal of the existing 1 per cent rebate from pre-paid metre bills, and raising the ...

DPDC, DESCO for withdrawal of rebate for pre-paid consumers

Deep sleep can calm anxious brain

Researchers have found that the type of sleep most apt to calm and reset the anxious brain is deep sleep, also known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) slow-wave sleep, a state in which neural ...

Deep sleep can calm anxious brain

Brain implant translates thought to speech

People unable to communicate due to injury or brain damage may one day speak again, after scientists on Wednesday unveiled a revolutionary implant that decodes words directly from a person's ...

Brain implant translates thought to speech

High insulin affects brain in newborns

Babies born with abnormally high levels of insulin are at the risk of suffering permanent brain damage and life-long disability, finds a study that showed it's possible to predict when and how the ...

High insulin affects brain in newborns

Men's brains shrink faster than women's: Study

While the human brain tends to shrink with age, men's brains diminish faster than women's which may explain why the fairer sex are more likely to stay mentally sharp in their later years, finds a ...

Men's brains shrink faster than women's: Study

Brain region linked to pessimistic mood identified

Scientists have identified a brain region that could generate pessimistic moods in disorders such as anxiety or depression that leads people to focus more on the possible downside than the potential ...

Brain region linked to pessimistic mood identified
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