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December 3, 2019

The UK General Election is around the corner so in order to make some of the manifesto promises of each party more digestible (and sciencey), I used The Guardian's Policy summaries with a science twist! Just how would each political party run your brain? Scroll through...

September 14, 2019

A morning routine is a unique experience. While some naturally rise with the sun others hit snooze repeatedly; vowing to never stay up binging an entire Netflix series again. But whether you are an early or not-so-early bird, one action is pretty unanimous in the pre-w...

August 20, 2019

Have you ever felt so worried that you can’t eat a thing? Or stress-binged an entire packet of biscuits while revising for an exam? If you have experienced an emotionally-driven digestion dilemma, it will come as no shock to you that your brain and your gut are engaged...

August 15, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease - A term we hear more and more often in our ever-ageing population. The memory-stealing, personality-altering condition affects millions of people across the globe mainly in the later stages of life and although the condition is common, we still do...

April 23, 2019

Could a shortage of dividing cells in the brain be a feature of Alzheimer’s disease? Recent research indicates this could be the case.

Your body is a mega-mash up of many different cell types working away at their specific jobs to keep you alive and kicking. Some of the...

April 7, 2019

Public speaking. Love it or loath it, it a skill the majority of us have to attempt to master at some point during our career. And with the handy aid that is Microsoft powerpoint, doing a big presentation should be as easy as pie. You have an affective side-kick who, i...

February 22, 2019

Have you ever come down with a case of love sickness? Symptoms may include a constant pining after somebody, a bout of unrequited love and complete and utter takeover of all your thoughts. From a young age, many of us get a ‘crush’ on somebody - and the word itself onl...

February 13, 2019

Attraction. Desire. Devotion. Dedication – just some of the vital characteristics needed to create a long-lasting love. However, unlike the ‘sugar, spice and everything nice’ ingredients required to create a girl (thanks for that super accurate recipe Powerpuff girls),...

February 3, 2019

Ask most people to describe a healthy lifestyle and they will state similar actions: eat fruit and vegetables, drink plenty of water and exercise. Over the past few decades, the importance of exercise has been acknowledged by governments all over the world; with health...

January 27, 2019

I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with exercise. Well, more of a desire-demotivation-determination-detest-delirious relationship with exercise. Let’s face it, no fitness journey is a linear path of ‘loving it’; despite what some fitness instagrams might imply. (...

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