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Erasmus may exclude British students from now on

As Britain faces potential exclusion from the popular student exchange programme, Erasmus UK director Ruth Sinclair-Jones evaluates the situation and voices her concern for the future. Read on to find out more about this disheartening turn of events for British academia.

Video games reveal exactly what happens to our brains as we...

Competitive video games such as StarCraft have a lot to teach us about our aging brains. Researchers have moved on from games like chess to fast-paced, multitasking, real-time strategy video games because they are an analogue of our fast-paced reality and thus offer information on how our brains react in similar real life situations. Read on to find out exactly what researchers have learned about this!

There is such a thing as “ethical amnesia” and it’s probably...

Have you ever heard of "ethical amnesia"? Apparently, this phenomenon stems from the fact that we don't like remembering moments when we acted unethically. Curious to find out more? Read on!

What is digital waste and why do we need to worry...

Now that many aspects of our lives are becoming increasingly more reliant on digital technology, our concerns with regards to waste should include digital waste as well. Curious what that is exactly and what massive tech companies are doing about it? Read on!

Worsening depression could be a sign of increased dementia risk

According to a recent study, depressive symptoms that increase gradually over time can predict dementia later in the life of older adults. Read on to find out more about what this means.

Is social media really making us depressed?

More and more studies confirm the link between social media usage and increased depression, but do we actually know why that happens? Read all about it below!

Here’s the one memory trick that actually works, according to scientists

Were you ever put in an awkward position because you just couldn't remember something that had happened just a few days before? We've all been there, regardless of age, because let's face, our memory is imperfect and we have to deal with it. But now scientists have come up with a new strategy for memory-boosting. Check it out!

You can fix your sleep schedule with magnesium, a new study...

How great would it be if you could regulate your sleep with just one mineral? Read on to find out how magnesium gets the job done!

Science explains why hiking is amazing for our brains

Aside from the instant feeling of peace and contentment we experience when spending time outdoors, there's much more nature has to offer us - if we're just willing to embark on a good ol' hike! Read on to learn what science has to say on the matter.

Study shows that psychopaths don’t catch yawns

According to a study conducted by researchers at Baylor University in Texas, people who do not catch yawns may lack empathy and have certain psychopathic traits. Read on to find out more about the study!