Has Our Domesticated Lifestyle Shrunk Our Brain?

Has Our Domesticated Lifestyle Shrunk Our Brain?

As much as we might think that the human race is reaching the prime – the pinnacle – of our intellectual development, with our most recent amazing developments in not only technology, but also in the many fields of science, scientists have discovered some disturbing news. Contrary to what we may believe, our brains have ..

How to Avoid Overspending Online: Set a Limit Beforehand

How to Avoid Overspending Online: Set a Limit Beforehand

As trivial as it might seem, many people tend to overspend when shopping online for this one reason: they didn’t set a limit beforehand. It doesn’t matter if you’re online, shopping for groceries, furniture, applications, or eBooks – people tend to go over the limit due to the ease that online shopping brings. It’s literally ..

Occasional Drug Users Have a Higher Risk for Addiction Later in Life

Occasional Drug Users Have a Higher Risk for Addiction Later in Life

Do you have a friend who’s pressuring you into trying out some of the drugs that he’s been taking or have discovered recently? He’s probably been wildly enthusiastically explaining all the effects and “benefits” that the drug does for you. Some of these drugs, you’ve probably heard of before – marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, and maybe ..

Blog-Inception Exists: Implanting Memories in Your Brain

Blog-Inception Exists: Implanting Memories in Your Brain

Even if you never saw the movie Inception, you may have seen some other work of “fiction” that involves someone having false memories implanted into his or her brain. Until recently, this was thought to just be science fiction – the stuff of re-run Star Trekepisodes. However, if you stop and think about it for a moment, ..

How to Get Multitasking to Actually Work

How to Get Multitasking to Actually Work

Many people often associate negatives connotations to multitasking. When you’re actively doing two things at the same time, you aren’t really giving your 100% to either one of those things. Well, technically, that’s true. When you’ve got more than one important thing to do, you shouldn’t do both of them at the same time. Having ..

Freedom from Distractions (in the form of an App)

Freedom from Distractions (in the form of an App)

It doesn’t matter how hard you resist, does it? No matter how hard you try to stay productive, every now and then your finger seems to just accidentally slip, causing you to accidentally click your “Facebook” bookmark. This in turn, causes you to accidentally scroll through your news feed, where you accidentally click on one ..

Focus On Your Food When You Eat

Focus On Your Food When You Eat

In this day and age, everyone’s always multitasking. Even the word “multitasking” has becoming quite popular. People often find that they’re often doing two or more things at the same time. Come exam week, you’re studying, whilst on Facebook as well. When you’re at the office, you might be working, meanwhile, also listening to some ..

Draw Ideas to Get a Completely New Perspective

Draw Ideas to Get a Completely New Perspective

Despite the amount of countermeasures that you might be employing to keep your creativity at an all-time high, everyone still experiences those creative blocks. This happens more often than you think. When trying to find a solution to a work problem. When looking for the best way to spend your winter holidays. Or maybe even ..

10 Nootropics Myths Debunked

10 Nootropics Myths Debunked

Nootropics, sometimes called ‘smart drugs’ or ‘brain pills’ have created quite a buzz online in recent times. This is not undeserved, as they are proving to be beneficial for many, including students, athletes and business professionals, but as with any buzz, it’s surrounded by a lot of misinformation. In this article, we take the ten ..

Introverts at Work

Introverts at Work

An Introvert’s Guide to Thriving in an Extroverted Workplace Anyone who’s ever taken the famous Myers Briggs test will be familiar with the concept of introversion and extroversion, but not everyone understands how they work. It’s not as simple as either being shy or outgoing; there are complex differences in the way introverts and extroverts ..