Tag: Brain

Science

The psychology of change

Change is something that we all experience at multiple times throughout our lives, but it is by no means the easiest thing to go through. Change can involve an entire recalibration of our mind and everything we know; a phenomenon that has the potential to be quite damaging, especially to young people.  Kurt Lewin curated…

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Teenage mental health in decline

Adolescence is the prime time for mental health disorders to emerge, with half of all mental problems beginning in early teenage years. Researchers from Liverpool and London have uncovered a decrease in the mental wellbeing of UK teenagers; a finding that is mirrored in teenagers across the globe. Data was collected from two large groups…

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Is social media bad for your health?

No one twenty years ago could have predicted the rise and popularity of social media platforms. Everybody from your friends, colleagues and neighbours to your mum, dad and even number 27’s dog now has an online presence. It’s a great way to keep up to date with those you care about, particularly those who you…

Fashion

The Rise of the Oat Milk and Keto Diets

Oat Milk Dairy alternatives have been on the rise for a few years now, particularly soya, coconut, and almond milk. However, oat milk has risen in popularity exponentially in the last year. This has mainly been due to a growing awareness of the ethical issues surrounding dairy and a greater understanding of environmental damage caused…

Science

Is the internet making us ill?

Reports of internet-related medical conditions are on the rise. From cyberchondria to cyber hoarding, many of these techno-age disorders are thought to be digital versions of analogue conditions. Whilst most internet usage is not dangerous to health, specialists are interested in understanding whether these new conditions are likely to be short or long-term issues, and…

Science

What’s new in science – January 26th

Archaeologists have discovered the earliest evidence of warfare between hunter-gatherers in northern Kenya American astronomers are presenting evidence for a ninth planet far beyond Pluto The memory capacity of the brain is ten times more than previously believed, in the petabyte range A new biomarker discovered may identify which stage two colon cancer patients would…

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