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  • Why stress is not so easily forgotten

    Why stress is not so easily forgotten

    Whether an embarrassing blunder, the death of a friend or a missed train to a very important appointment: we seem remember stressful situations better than normal day-to-day events. But why is this the case? Why does our stress keep haunting us?
  • Does taking Ritalin make you smarter?

    Does taking Ritalin make you smarter?

    Fréderique Arntz | | 0
    Could Ritalin be the new smart pill? Under college students the notion that taking Ritalin leads to better exam results is popular! Read this blog to find out whether this is true and if Ritalin actually increases learning and thus academic performance.
  • Do you want to improve your brain? Become a hipster.

    Do you want to improve your brain? Become a hipster.

    Batsheva Mannheim | | 0
    We know that food influences our health and cognitive functioning. But what is surprising, is that the compound with the worst reputation, fat, might actually be able to improve your cognitive functions!