Can Social Comparison Make Our Brains Bigger?

Researchers from Cardiff University have found that comparing ourselves to others is not necessarily bad; in fact humans have evolved a disproportionately large brain...

National Coffee Day: 7 Benefits of Drinking Coffee

National Coffee Day is 29 September each year, which is another excuse for coffee lovers to indulge in their favorite beverage. For expert coffee tasters,...

Why Does Multitasking Make You Depressed and Less Productive?

Multitasking is a by-word for productivity, right? Apparently estimates are that you can lose up to 40 percent of your productivity whilst multitasking. Around 40...

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blood Circulation

By Dr Niamh O’Kennedy*, honorary research scientist at the University of Aberdeen With winter finally here, what many don’t know is that the cold impacts how...

Brits Take A ‘Digital Detox’ As Six In Ten Are Addicted To Smartphones

Research from the regulator Ofcom has found that Brits are taking a “digital detox” with 34 per cent of internet users taking a period...

Shyft Launches On-Site Mindfulness Meditation for Workers

Shyft, a science company in California has launched 30 minute guided on-site meditation classes that aids mindfulness, reducing stress in the corporate workplace as...

5 Motivational Stories: Optimism, SALTO robot and Paris Car Ban

Winter may bring cold, Trump may bring uncertainty and PewDiePie’s plans to quit YouTube if he gets 50m subscribers may bring you to tears...

7 Reasons China is Lying About the Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak

The effects of the coronavirus have been felt all over the world and most countries have experienced numerous cases of the rapidly spreading virus....

Dry Eye Disease Drug Xiidra Lands FDA Approval

As many as 16 million people in the US will soon be able to get treatment for dry eye disease after the US Food...

Science Reveals: Eating Yellow Food Makes You Happier

Feeling blue? That’s because you’re not eating enough yellow, which apparently makes you happier, according to a study commissioned by The Happy Egg Co.,...