Some people are experts on remembering, and they say that anyone can train to be as good. The key is to use a technique called the ‘memory palace’, and now there is scientific evidence that this can be really effective even long term.
People who have faced death report seeing a white light at the end of a tunnel, experiencing their life flashing before their eyes, or feeling like they have left their physical body. What might be causing these experiences?
MRI can give us a detailed picture of brain anatomy, a map of communication pathways, and even a measure of different chemicals in the brain. Read on to find out how.
A ‘coffee nap’, which is just drinking a cup of coffee and then taking a nap, supposedly makes you feel a lot more energized than a coffee or a nap alone. I have tried and absolutely love it. But how does it actually work?
Whether it is preferred to say that someone is a ‘person with autism’ or an ‘autistic person’ is controversial. Even among the people concerned, very different opinions coexist. How do we decide what the right naming is and why?