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Chemicals for Creativity
Chemicals for Creativity
Scientists have found 'creativity' chemicals in the brain but they vary depending on a person's intelligence....
Fight or Flight: Coping with Danger
Fight or Flight: Coping with Danger
When we're faced with danger or stress, our brain responds by triggering release of hormones that sharpen all our senses and abilities, so we can fight the danger or…...
How Does Language Acquisition Happen?
How Does Language Acquisition Happen?
Children's brains are uniquely adapted to learning language, apparently containing a distinct language organ, so they learn perfectly whatever language they are…...
How Your Memory Works
How Your Memory Works
Memory is classified as short and long term, implicit or explicit. Emotion plays a part in determining which memories are retained. We filter out a lot to avoid memory…...
Learning Another Language
Learning Another Language
Language learning is easiest in childhood. It is associated with cognitive advantages at all ages, and the languages we speak seem to affect how we use our brains....
Learning Motor Skills
Learning Motor Skills
We all learn a tremendous array of highly complex motor skills, through a combination of physical practice and later slow learning whereby the brain consolidates the…...
Left and Right Brain Working Together
Left and Right Brain Working Together
Cognitive neuroscience shows how different areas in both sides of the brain contribute to most cognitive functions, when the functions are broken down to components.…...
Left Brain vs. Right: What's the Difference?
Left Brain vs. Right: What's the Difference?
The left side of the brain controls the right side of the body, and vice versa. But do they also control totally different types of cognitive function?...
Solving Problems With Fluid Intelligence
Solving Problems With Fluid Intelligence
By training to improve your fluid intelligence, you can better solve problems in everyday life....
Understanding High Speed Brains
Understanding High Speed Brains
New research tells us more about genetic factors and how they play a role in high speed brains....
When Language Acquisition Goes Wrong
When Language Acquisition Goes Wrong
It seems that exposure to language in childhood is necessary for language to be acquired. Children raised in isolation never learn language properly, as they missed…...
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