A junk food diet can impair your brain, study finds

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Too much salt, sugar and fat can damage your ability to remember things. It takes as little as one week for the effects to be seen. Western-style diets high in fats and […]

A good night’s sleep ‘washes’ your brain, scientists say

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content More people suffer from a lack of sleep, with potential harmful results Deep, dreamless sleep clears away brain toxins, scientists believe Lack of sleep inflicts big costs on the economy From technology […]

Does upgrading our minds mean losing the spark of genius?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: George Church, Professor of genetics, Harvard Medical School & Murali Doraiswamy, Professor, Duke University Health System No two human brains are identical – each one of the 7.5 billion humans on earth has a unique pattern of neural wiring […]

Growing up near green space is good for your mental health as an adult

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content Being denied the sights, sounds and smells of nature during childhood is associated with an increased risk of mental health problems later in life, according to a new study. Scientists at Aarhus University in […]

IQ scores have been falling for decades, new study finds

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Gray, Formative Content It’s official, we are getting dumber. IQ levels are falling, and have been for decades, according to a new study. The paper, co-authored by Bernt Bratsberg and Ole Rogeberg of the Ragnar Frisch Centre […]