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A hotel retreat aims to nurture your brain. Here’s what that feels like

Hotels and neuroscience aren’t two spheres that have either natural or immediate overlap. In fact, I have confidence in asserting…

running brain

Regular running builds stronger connections in the brain, scans suggest

Runners’ brains have greater ‘functional connectivity’ than those of more sedentary people, according to research at the University of Arizona.…

Overweight people ‘have brain deficits that affect self-control’

A study in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience suggests overweight people may have deficits in areas of the brain related…

Why do 80 per cent of intensive care patients suffer from delirium?

No one knows the exact causes but it’s a growing problem in every hospital

Exercise’s amazing effect on the brain: time on the treadmill helps keep your mind sharp

Exercise can keep the mind young, according to a study published in the journal NeuroImage. The research suggests that people…

A three-day working week ‘is better for the over-40s’

People over 40 should work three days a week if they want to avoid decreased brain function, according to a…

Does eating chocolate really improve your brain function?

Regular consumption of chocolate is associated with better cognitive function, according to a study published in the journal Appetite. The…