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Train the brain to form good habits through repetition

You can hack your brain to form good habits – like going to the gym and eating healthily – simply by repeating actions until they stick, according to new psychological research involving the University of Warwick.

Mon 28 Jan 2019, 08:53 | Tags: Brain, psychology, Sciences

Sugar improves memory in over-60s – helping them work smarter

Sugar improves memory in older adults – and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity – according to new research by the University of Warwick.


New book covers the A to Zzzzzz of sleep

A new book highlights how living in our increasingly sleep deprived society is affecting our health. Sleep, Health and Society, edited by academics from the University of Warwick aims to explain to the non-expert the complex medical, sociological, technical and scientific factors affecting us all.


Memory processes depend on protein ‘off-switch’ – could lead to new Alzheimer’s treatments

Memory, learning and cognitive flexibility depend on a protein ‘off-switch’ in the brain, according to a breakthrough discovery made by an international research collaboration co-led by the University of Warwick.


Depression’s causal mechanisms identified with new method

People with major depressive disorder have alterations in the activity and connectivity of brain systems underlying reward and memory, according to a new study by the University of Warwick.


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