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Brain Hacking
You can grow new brain cells to become smarter

For many years the established dogma was that the adult brain couldn’t create any new brain cells. That is, it w…

Gene Therapy
This gene therapy can help fight cancer

The non-viral, bio-inspired gene delivery method developed by researchers at RMIT University has proven effective in laboratory tests and is safer than standard viral approaches.

Widely considered the next frontier of cancer research, gene therap…

Brain Hacking
Best 10 tips to become smarter

1. Smart drugs

2. Food for thought

3. The Mozart effect

Group Psychology
How To Make New Year's Resolutions Work For You

How to make New Year's Resolutions Work For You

Every year many people make resolutions to improve their life, their habits, their business.

And every year the majority of us fail miserably at keeping those resolutions…

Brain Hacking
Mental enhancement in today's culture

Yet another survey has revealed surprisingly large numbers of people using drugs to boost their mental powers. What should be done?

Brain Hacking
Food for thought – what to eat to become smarter

What does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Turns out an awful lot. While we’ve always known that what we eat affects our bodies and how we look, scientists are also learning more and more that what we eat takes a toll on our b…

Human Design
Is human enhancement good for the society?

Human enhancement technologies are opening up tremendous new possibilities. But they're also raising important questions about what it means to be human, and what is good or bad for our individual and collective well-being. These technologies are curre…

Brain Hacking
Here is how Buddhist monks improve their memory

Since I started studying buddhist texts in a more thorough and general way I’ve been curious about the traditional methods of learning and pedagogics used by monks, and how efficient they might be.

Certain practices may seem overly traditional, t…

Can BodyTalk Help Me?

When you come in contact with BodyTalk, this is surely the first question on your mind along with What is BodyTalk?

The answer to the first question is a resounding yes: BodyTalk can help a wide range of conditions, because it’s tailored to you.<…

Technology for Telepathy

In a recent experiment, a person in India said “hola” and “ciao” to three other people in France. Today, the Web, smartphones and international calling might make that not seem like an impressive feat, but it was. The greetings were not spoken, typed o…

Self Help
Here is how horses can help your mental health

When you get to know a horse, you feel naturally comfortable. The same is true of a loyal dog or a kind cat. Really, any nice creature can become a significant friend. That’s one of the most powerful parts of equine therapy: horses create a bond that i…

Nutritional Therapy
What is Psychodynamic Therapy? 5 Tools & Techniques

“How does that make you feel?”

This question is probably quite familiar to you. It is the question most often used in pop culture to indicate or reference therapy. It is also the hallmark of psychodynamic therapy.

Ironically, this phrase th…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Cognitive Enhancement Without Drugs

Everybody wants to boost their cognitive performance. A recent research demonstrates an easy way to increase mental performance markedly without resorting to cognitive enhancing or sweating over hard mental exercises to strengthen your brain. Just eat …

Brains Can Recover Some 'Lost' Memories

Everyday living may be such a challenge for those with short-term memory loss. But researchers have now demonstrated that m…

Pineal Gland: What Affects It and How to Activate and Stimula...

The pineal gland, which is located at the centre of the brain, is responsible for the production of a serotonin derivative known as melatonin; a hormone that helps to regulate and keep a healthy

Three Simple Steps to Mastering any Subject Recommended by a ...

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.

The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood

Our brains synchronize during a conversation

The rhythms of brainwaves between two individuals getting involved in a dialogue start to match each other. This is the conclusion of a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, directed by the Basque research center BCBL. According t…

Brainwave Entrainment
Brain Wave Entrainment

I am fortunate to be working with Deepak Chopra, M.D., and Dr. Rudy Tanzi, co-authors of the bestselling book Super Brain, on a technology called Brain Wave Entrainment. Deepak is very well known, but Rudy is an amazingly interesting person as well. He…

Brainwave Entrainment
The brain can be trained to avoid dyslexia

The capability of your mind to synchronize with all the tone and intonation of language influences how language is processed. This is the conclusion of a study from the Basque research centre BCBL. The results can bring about more effective actions to …

Neurostimulation lowers need for opioids in chronic pain

Recognizing that treatment of chronic pain can be confounding, the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC), an international group of more than 60 leading pain specialists, has created the first consensus guidelines for the use of ne…

Brain-shocking therapy may work by boosting calcium in the brain

We might finally be figuring out how an increasingly popular therapy that uses electricity to boost the brain’s functioning has its effects – by pushing up levels of calcium in cells.

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) involves using …

Give Your Pooch A Boost With Nootropics

Nootrodog is a canine supplement created with organic ingredients like shiitake mushrooms and beets, that is intended to “increase a dog’s memory, promote mental clarity and st…

Mind & Body Intervention
Biofeedback therapy offers a mind-body approach to improving ...

What if you could ease chronic pain, lower your blood pressure and improve other health issues simply with the power of your mind?

Proponents of an alternative therapy called biofeedback believe that you can train yourself to do just that, with t…

Rewiring Your Brain: Neurofeedback Goes Mainstream

Imagine a treatment that involves sitting in a chair, with electrodes attached to your skull. The electrodes are attached to a computer that measure activity in your brain and then send feedback to regulate your brainwaves. Are you rolling your eyes at…