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Your Brain Power Is Unlimited. You Just Need Fish Oil Supplements to Boost It

Do you believe that your brain power is limited? If you do, then you may already be thinking that your mental performance has reached its peak. Think again. Brain power cannot only be strengthened and expanded – but is also practically limitless. For example, did you know that U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt could reportedly recite from memory entire newspaper pages?[1] He was also a speed reader who is alleged to have read two to three books a day. (Most people struggle to read two to three books a month!) Your…

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Politics 

Power Causes Brain Damage

Jerry Useem, The AtlanticWhen various lawmakers lit into John Stumpf at a congressional hearing last fall, each seemed to find a fresh way to flay the now-former CEO of Wells Fargo for failing to stop some 5,000 employees from setting up phony accounts for customers. But it was Stumpf’s performance that stood out. Here was a man who had risen to the top of the world’s most valuable bank, yet he seemed utterly unable to read a room. Although he apologized, he didn’t appear chastened or remorseful. Nor did he…

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Science 

Brain Cell Transplants Are Being Tested Once Again For Parkinson’s

Enlarge this image When the neurons that release the neurotransmitter dopamine die, people develop Parkinson’s disease. Roger J. Bick &/Brian J. Poindexter / UT-Houston/Science Source hide caption toggle caption Roger J. Bick &/Brian J. Poindexter / UT-Houston/Science Source Researchers are working to revive a radical treatment for Parkinson’s disease. The treatment involves transplanting healthy brain cells to replace cells killed off by the disease. It’s an approach that was tried decades ago and then set aside after disappointing results. Now, groups in Europe, the U.S. and Asia are preparing to…

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Creative Brain Test: 10 Best Ways To Test Your Creative Intelligence

Did you know you can boost your levels of creativity by simply moving your eyes from side to side? While there is no firmly established formula for creativity, there are ways to increase it; ways just as crazy as eye movement! Yet, how do we know how creative we are? Luckily for us, there are ways we can test our creativity. Let’s look at 10 of the best ways and see how creative we really are. 1. WKOPAY What Kind of Person Are You (WKOPAY) is a measure of inquisitiveness,…

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Alzheimer's may be linked to defective brain cells spreading disease

Science Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins that make neighboring cells sick, say researchers. These findings could have major implications for neurological disease in humans and possibly be the way that disease can spread in the brain. Alzheimer’s may be linked to defective brain cells spreading disease

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