The brain is surprisingly active while we sleep. Learned experiences are ordered and processed. Sometimes we come up with solutions to the problems of the previous day in our slumber.
Anyone who is sedentary for an extended period runs the risk of his arms or legs falling asleep. How exactly does that happen and are there any risks?
Falling asleep in a bathtub appears to be a very bad idea for humans. Simply, because we can't breathe under water. But what about whales and other marine mammals — why don't they drown?
Brain training using a specialized computer program can reduce the risk of dementia by almost one third, a newly published study shows. The participants were involved in the training over a ten-year period.
The brains of young people who use their smartphones or the internet too much sustain chemical changes. These change correlate significantly to diagnoses of addiction, depression and anxiety.
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