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Brain-based devices: How well do they work?

There are more than 10,000 patent filings for brain-based devices that claim to help people “develop muscle memory faster,” “lose weight,” “monitor and act on…sleep,” and “treat depression.” Many of the websites featuring these devices cite “science” as backing up their claims. However, a recent review by science journalist Diana Kwon concluded that the large… Read More »

Didj, waves and Men at Work make us proud

The call of kookaburras, the sounds of waves crashing on the beach and the hit song Down Under all evoke a sense of Australia, according to new research from Hearing Australia. Music and other sounds trigger memories and emotions, and are a key part of how humans connect to people and place. “The sounds we… Read More »

Does Meditation Work?

— Meditation was first developed in India many years ago (around 5000-3500 BCE). It took quite some time to become popular in the western world, but today it is celebrated as a therapeutic tool to ease stress, anxiety, depression, and addictions. In the past years, it has also become recognized to improve mental performance, and… Read More »