This Sleep Pattern Leads To Faster Learning That Lasts Longer

50% improvement in learning from this sleep technique. Sleeping in between study sessions could be the key to better recall, new research finds. The technique aids recall up to six months later, psychologists have found. Dr Stephanie Mazza, the study’s…

The Popular Drink That Boosts Mood

The drink activates the ‘feel-good’ dopamine receptors in the brain. A component found in beer, quite apart from alcohol, also stimulates the brain’s reward centre, new research finds. Hordenine, which is found in beer and malted barley, stimulates the brain’s…

This Facial Expression Makes You Look Younger

Smiling is associated with positive values, but does it make you look younger? A neutral facial expression makes you look two years younger than if you smile, a new study finds. However, a surprised expression can make you look even…

The Quick Exercise That Immediately Improves Long-Term Memory

Doing this exercise for 20 minutes can improve your long-term memory by 20%. One single workout with weights can immediately enhance long-term memory by around 20%, according to a new study. While it’s now well-established that months of aerobic exercise…