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How our diet can impact memory

In the brain, CCK is located in the hippocampus, which is the memory-forming region of the brain.

Jan 29, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Kids of anxious parents play more violent video games

Children who tend to play violent video games were probably born to anxious parents.

Oct 08, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Mobile apps can make consumers spend more

An engaging mobile app can significantly boost your purchase activity, according to a new study which concludes that the more engaging an app, the more customers will spend.

Oct 01, 2015, 17:40 PM IST

Suffering from 'missing smartphone anxiety'?

At a time when a debate is raging about smartphone addiction among the millennials (those born after 1980), here comes a way to help you identify if you are suffering from a modern-day phobia: fear of being without your mobile phone.

Sep 04, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Is your expensive activity tracker fully reliable?

Your activity tracker may provide you a good overall estimate of calories burned, but it is less accurate when measuring certain activities such as strength training.

Aug 21, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

Sick wives send divorce rates soaring

So it turns out that "in sickness and in health" is a wedding vow really hard to keep true to the word, as a new study claims that divorce rates are high if either of the spouse is ill, and higher with the wives being sick.

Mar 05, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

Chew more, eat less? It could work, study suggests

People who increased the number of times they chewed their food before swallowing ate less over the course of a meal, in a new study.

Nov 23, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

Why disk galaxies eventually look similar

An astronomer has said that all kinds of flat, disk galaxies grow out of their irregular, clumped appearance and their older stars take the same smooth look, while predictably fading from a bright center to a dim edge.

Sep 12, 2013, 11:05 AM IST