Brain Health

Techly: Scientists Have 3D Printed An Artificial ‘Brain’ That Feels Pain

Scientists at Tufts University Engineering Resource Centre have created a 3D brain structure, with the aim of eventually building a working artificial human brain. The researchers used silk protein and collagen-based gel to create a type of spongy donut mold for the brain structure. In order for it to work like an actual human brain, […]

Huffington Post: Train Your Brain to Thrive From 9 to 5

The majority of employers throughout the world are “strongly committed to creating a workplace culture of health” and are investing in programs to achieve these goals, according to Buck Consultants at Xerox, describing their newly released survey, “Working Well: A Global Survey of Health Promotion and Workplace Wellness Strategies.” That’s welcome news. It’s hardly a […]

TIME: 1 in 7 People Suffer From Being ‘Sleep Drunk’

It’s a scene familiar to about 15% of us. Your alarm goes off in the morning, but instead of waking up alert (if not especially chipper), you’re entirely confused by what’s going on. You may be disoriented, not know where you are, and you may even try to answer your alarm as though it were […]

Medical Xpress: Inside the Teenage Brain: New Studies Explain Risky Behavior

It’s common knowledge that teenage boys seem predisposed to risky behaviors. Now, a series of new studies is shedding light on specific brain mechanisms that help to explain what might be going on inside juvenile male brains. Florida State University College of Medicine Neuroscientist Pradeep Bhide brought together some of the world’s foremost researchers in […]

TIME: This Is What Weight Loss Does To Your Brain

New research shows weight loss surgery can reverse the negative effects body fat may have on the brain. Too much fat weighs down not just your body, but also your brain. Obesity harms most organs in the body, and new research suggests the brain is no exception. What’s more, the researchers found that getting rid […]

Huffington Post: 3 Ways Neuroscience Could Be Used in Your Organization to Improve Your Efficiency, Effectiveness and Productivity

Organizations are filled with people with brains. These people have been using their brains — granted, with varying degrees of success. Neuroscience, being the scientific study of the nervous system, is relatively new. However, it exists now not because we’ve only just found people with brains but because we’ve only just created the technology to […]