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  • The beats that help you multitasking

    The beats that help you multitasking

    Many people say that listening to binaural beats (auditory illusions) help them to concentrate and be more focused. A new study tested whether binaural beats makes you better in multitasking. What is the mechanism behind this phenomenon?
  • Eat, modafinil, work, repeat: Can sleep be replaced?

    Eat, modafinil, work, repeat: Can sleep be replaced?

    Rebecca Mourits | | 0
    Ever pulled an all-nighter to get the job done? Then you’ll know firsthand: lack of sleep leaves us cranky, forgetful and distracted. If you’re not a big fan of coffee, there now may be something else to reboot your system.
  • Beat your way to better concentration

    Beat your way to better concentration

    Hayley Barone | | 0
    Some people swear listening to music while studying or working helps them focus better; others say music just serves as a distraction. What if there were a special type of music that would increase everyone’s productivity? Enter binaural beats.
  • Spice up your cognition with curcumin

    Spice up your cognition with curcumin

    Iliana Samara | | 0
    Being able to stay focused and having a strong memory is what mostly all students wish for. So, is there a way to fulfill that wish easily with just a few tweaks to our culinary habits?
  • The Good Of Chocolate Cognition

    The Good Of Chocolate Cognition

    Jorinde Gerrmann | | 2
    “Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate” stated comedian Jo Brand. The popularity of chocolate is undeniable but what effect does the consumption of chocolate have on our cognition?
  • Meditation makes you more creative!

    Meditation makes you more creative!

    Certain meditation techniques can promote creative thinking even if you are not a practitioner. Hence, it is not the amount of practice, but the state that mediation puts you in that makes you more creative.
  • Reversing the effects of aging

    Reversing the effects of aging

    Eefje Poppelaars | | 0
    It sounds like science fiction: Having someone else’s body sown onto your own body; having their young blood flow through your old veins to reverse the effects of aging and become younger. But this isn’t fiction, this is recent science.