During quarantine, there is a prominent lack of rewarding stimuli and a severe sense of lack of control over what is happening. What can we do to hit the reward centers of our brains and regain some minimum sense of control?
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to strict hygienic rules, and there are extensive instructions, films, even songs about washing your hands. But meanwhile, your nose keeps running. What can you do with all of that snot?
Blinking is like breathing: it’s something we are always doing. In fact, we blink approximately 13,500 times every single day. Whereas we all know about the benefits of breathing, the same cannot be said about blinking. So, here are some fun facts about eye blinks.
By identifying genes that play a role in brain disorders, scientists try to get new insight into the causes of brain disorders, but are they succeeding?
Just last month NASA published a one-of-a-kind twin study, describing what physiological, molecular and cognitive changes could happen to us from exposure to spaceflight hazards. This study proves, once again, the capability of our body to adapt to extreme environments.
Scientists have long assumed that the sounds humans can make are limited by our biology. New evidence shows, however, that it may be thanks to a change in our prehistoric ancestors’ diet that most languages today have ‘f’ and ‘v’ sounds.