"Life kinetics" is a way to get the brain to keep learning and form new synapses. The basic idea is to combine physical movement with mental gymnastics. As soon as you've mastered one exercise, the next one is waiting.
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.
Dortmund police have asked the public to ID a man with severe amnesia found in a freight train with just books and an asthma spray. He is otherwise of sound mind. The only thing missing, police say, is his memory.
Our lives seem controlled – even constrained – by time. But unlike other animals, humans can revisit the past and have visions of the future, as neuroscientist Dean Buonomano tells DW's Zulfikar Abbany.
Asylum seekers often need translators to convey their situation honestly. But the reality is different. Many refugees bear the brunt of untrained or even untrustworthy interpreters who jeopardize their asylum requests.
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