Scientists Discovered a Gene That May Increase IQ and Boost Brain Power

U.S. scientists have discovered a gene which contributes to a higher IQ of a person and can increase it up to six points, according to a new study published in the journal Cell Reports. The gene acts by increasing the effect of the Klotho protein, which is already known to have … READ MORE

Learn while you Earn with the Popular Online Degree Programs

Earning and learning is the new success mantra, which goes hand-in-hand for the ambitious, young, and energetic students. The following article emphasizes on the growing concept of earn and learn and suggests some lucrative online degree courses, which let you learn while continuing with your job.  The new generation is … READ MORE

10 Effective Ways to Keep Your Brain in Shape

How to make your brain work more productively? Here are 10 popular ways to keep your brain sharp. 1. Physical activity Physical exercise does not only keep muscles in tone, but also has a positive impact on the overall health of the brain, because intense movements improve the blood supply … READ MORE

5 Puzzling Questions about Human Existence

1. How did life originate? For 80 years now we are told that the first self-replicating molecules appeared in the primordial soup in the Earth’s shallow waters, which happened 4 billion years ago. This “soup” was composed of amino-acids, polypeptides, and nitrogenous bases of nucleotides formed as a result of … READ MORE

What Is the Best Music to Help You Study?

Beethoven once said, “Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” As it turns out, music enhances learning, too. According to a College Entrance Exam Board Service study, students involved in musical extracurricular activities scored 51 points higher on the verbal portion of the SAT exams and 39 … READ MORE

Myths and Truths about Brain Hemispheres and Their Functions

Over the last decade great attention to the functioning of the cerebral hemispheres and its effects on the process of learning was paid. This interest has to do with the fact that traditional teaching models are based on the functioning of the left hemisphere i.e. the development of language and … READ MORE