10 apps to make you a genius

Ever get the urge to learn something new? Well you aren’t going to become a genius by sitting around watching TV. You could, however, boost your brain power by sitting around playing with your mobile device. Download some of these apps to take your brain one step closer to genius level.   10. Atavist: Taking… Continue reading 10 apps to make you a genius

Breaking down the brain by seeing the two types of thinking

We take our brains for granted. If you’re reading this, you’re using your brain. If you stop using this, you’re still using your brain. In fact, there’s not a moment in your life that goes by when you’re not using your brain even if you try to “clear your head” and let the thinking stop.… Continue reading Breaking down the brain by seeing the two types of thinking

Your internet may be hurting your brain

The brain is a wonderful creation and the internet is often used to enhance or complement the capacity and recall within our most important organ. Unfortunately, technology has made it possible for us to actually overload our brains through the speed and volume through which we’re able to multitask online. How many tabs are open… Continue reading Your internet may be hurting your brain

How the Human Brain Retains Information

The manner by which humans retain and retrieve information is an area widely explored and as of yet not completely understood. The human brain consists of about one billion neurons. Each neuron forms about 1,000 connections to other neurons, amounting to more than a trillian connections. This amounts to quite a large storage capacity. Our… Continue reading How the Human Brain Retains Information

Silk May be Future Material for Brain/Computer Interface

Silk is being used to make electronics that stick to the brain. A far cry from fabric but doctors are hoping that using silk will help them explore parts of the brain that they weren’t previously able to. ‚ÄúThis development heralds a new class of implantable devices, not just for the brain, but for many… Continue reading Silk May be Future Material for Brain/Computer Interface

Got $100,000? Invest Smart, Buy A Brain Analyzer

Looking for a cool way to spend your life’s savings? For around $100,000 you can do just that by purchasing Hitachi’s encephalometer, a device that enables the user to monitor their own brain activity (making sense of the data, however, might be a bit more challenging). The scanner works by shining red light at your… Continue reading Got $100,000? Invest Smart, Buy A Brain Analyzer