Core memories aren't a real clinical concept, but there are things that fuel the creation of defining life events and experiences.
Exercise causes profound changes in brain structure and function and these changes can have really important effects, both in the short and the long term, on our mood and our mental abilities. In this episode cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Tom Bullock explains how exercise supercharges our decision making, the surprising possibility of why we get an exercise ‘high’ and how it can help restore the brain as we age.
Sleep has remained a mystery throughout the history of neuroscience and it isn’t until recently that technology enabled us to see what’s occurring in the brain when we sleep. In this episode of HuffPost’s original series on the inner workings of the mind, neuroscientist Professor Jeff Iliff explains why it’s important to get a good night’s sleep and how it helps the brain function better.
Maybe it’s true that money doesn’t make you happy - but doing without can make you distinctly unhappy
'We need to start deciding how and why we might want to use it.'
'But my girlfriend accepts me the way I am'
'It was something that I hadn’t been able to do for about three years.'
"Only 1% of the population will pass this test"