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The neurobiology of the afternoon nap

One Saturday afternoon in June 2013, I found myself lying flat on my back in the middle of ...

Daydream believer: why your brain is wired to wander

Daydream believer: why your brain is wired to wander This post was written by cognitive neuroscientist Dr Muireann Irish of Neuroscience ...

Does meditation stress you out? Here’s what I do instead.

Has mindfulness mediation become the latest bandwagon to jump on? Over the past few years, I've written about ...

These are the 7 habits of highly healthy brains (in order of importance)

The relationships between our thoughts, our biology, the world around us, and our health and wellbeing are complex. Add ...

A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall.

A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall. In case you missed that time I did a ...

Deep sleep strengthens long-term immune system memory

Sleep. That under-appreciated and under-consumed daily nightly activity that takes up nearly one third of our lives has a new-found ...

My TEDx talk ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’

Here it is: My TEDx Northern Sydney Institute talk 'Indulge Your Neurobiology'. In my talk I share my ...
teenager sleep neuroscience later delay school start time

Should teenagers sleep in and start school later in the day?

  Would teenagers do better in their exams if they could sleep in and start school later in ...
working too hard impairs thinking

Why working too hard impairs your thinking.

This week's blog post comes from Rebekah Lambert. Rebekah makes her living as marketing, content creation and copywriting freelancer ...

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