Changing the brain through the body

The connection between the brain and the body is a complex one. Usually, we try to control the body through the brain. Here we will discuss controlling the brain using the body. Less intuitive, almost magical, yet working inference… More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. It’s all in your head Every …

14 Ways to Maintain Your Health While Working Nights

Not everyone can have a nice daily schedule. Emergency workers like doctors or firefighters need to be sharp even after long hours of work, day and night. This is anything but easy. I came close to this when experimenting with polyphasic sleep almost a year ago. That’s why lifestyle is especially important for those who …

The six layers of neocortex

The thing that makes us humans intelligent is a huge neocortex. It is the most recently developed area of the brain and it has a very interesting structure. The neocortex is a huge sheet build from six distinct layers folded in the brain many times. It takes a lot of space inside human skull, and …

Eiffel and genius

Some people are outliers. Today we think about Elon Musk. History is full of such people. What makes them different and what can we learn from them? I want to discuss today a less known genius Gustave Eiffel, who was like Elon Musk one hundred years ago. Reading or researching biographies is a nice speedreading …

Five Ways to Improve Your Focus With Physical Activity

5 Ways to Improve Your Focus With Physical Activity

Sports improve dopamine release in the brain and increase the high oxygen blood flow through the brain. Almost all sports help the brain in different ways. Be it yoga, swimming, or weight lifting, your brain is likely to feel better after it. You do not even have to be good at sports to enjoy the …