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    How the Mediterranean diet affects the brain

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by Contributor

    Could following a Mediterranean diet give your brain a boost? Read on to find out …

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    Why some people don’t enjoy music

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by Contributor

    Have you ever met someone who just isn't into music? They may have this condition …

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    Living near major traffic linked to dementia

    Posted on January 5, 2017 by Contributor

    People who live close to high-traffic roadways face a higher risk of developing dementia than those who live further away

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    New treatments for substance use disorder

    Posted on December 29, 2016 by Contributor

    Despite efforts to curb substance use disorder (SUD), such as the traditional 12-step programmes, SUD continues to be a global

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    Music affects mood

    Posted on December 22, 2016 by Contributor

    Music can affect your mood, but the relationship between sounds and mood is different for everyone …

  • Stressed out

    How stressed are you?

    Posted on December 20, 2016 by Contributor

    Are you stressed? Join the club, which includes one in every 10 South African professionals who have taken time off

  • Working at night

    When morning people work at night

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by Contributor

    It has been known for a long time that early risers work less efficiently at night than night owls do,

  • Nutrition and intelligence

    Good nutrition linked to intelligence

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by Contributor

    A study of older adults has linked nutrition to intelligence. Read on to find out what you should be eating…

  • Pessimists, you aren't alone in feeling down

    Posted on December 15, 2016 by Contributor

    There are no differences between optimists and pessimists when it comes to awaiting potentially bad news, suggests a new report

  • Runners, like musicians, have 'connected' brains

    Runners, like musicians, have 'connected' brains

    Posted on December 15, 2016 by Contributor

    It’s known that playing a musical instrument has a positive effect on the brain, but now research has found that