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This novel brain imaging technology can read mind and identify complex thoughts

The study indicate that the mind's building blocks for constructing complex thoughts are formed by the brain's various sub-systems and are not word-based.

Jun 28, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Yoga: Learn how it transforms your body

The practice of yoga has been linked to countless health benefits, from lowering blood pressure to improving sex life.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Meditation can change your life in a major way! WATCH how beginners can learn it in easy ways

It is quite essential for each individual to maintain a healthy mind, body and soul. And an easy way to achieve that state happens to be meditation.

May 01, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Future technology could threaten freedom of mind, say experts

New advances in neurotechnology could put the 'freedom of the mind' at risk, and to prevent this, researchers suggest four new laws - right to cognitive liberty, right to mental privacy, right to mental integrity and the right to psychological continuity.

Apr 30, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Mindfulness meditation helps college freshmen stress less and smile more, says study

Mindfulness training may be one way to help students successfully transition to college life.

Apr 21, 2017, 22:00 PM IST

Here's why marathon is as good for the mind as for the body

Recreational running has dual benefits - it rejuvenates the mind and recharges the body. 

Apr 17, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Mental health: Tips to stay mentally fit and strong

In order to be mentally strong, you need to understand the meaning of well-being, function normally in everyday life while also having enough confidence to soldier through struggles and succeed.

Apr 05, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

How our mind wanders may help decode mental illness

A new review of mind-wandering research, led by University of British Columbia in Canada, proposes a new framework for understanding how thoughts flow, even at rest.

Nov 02, 2016, 08:54 AM IST

Five simple ways to improve your mental health!

We often tend to neglect our mental health in front of our physical health. 

Oct 24, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

Heart rate fluctuations affect wisdom

The study is also help scientists to understand wise reasoning better.

Apr 08, 2016, 18:06 PM IST

Why exercise alone won't get those extra kilos off

Gym bunnies, you may be wasting your time as a new study has revealed that exercise by itself isn't always enough to shed those extra kilos.

Jan 29, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

Do you often see faces in random things? You could be suffering from Pareidolia!

Often when you see clouds drifting in the sky, does your mind conjure a bunny or a human face out of it? Also do you find random patterns on your meal staring back at you?

Aug 21, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

New app to cure writer's block, fire up imagination

 Writer's block may soon be a thing of the past, as scientists are developing a smartphone app that aims to measure and boost the mind's creative ability.

Jul 28, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Australia on Neha Dhupia's mind

 Actress Neha Dhupia, busy with her upcoming film "Moh Maya Money", said she would like to move to Australia.

Jun 23, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

EL James to reveal Christian's mind with spin-off novel 'Grey'

Author EL James is all set to return with a new version of her erotic bestseller 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' and this time it's from the perspective of the sadistic billionaire, Christian Grey.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

Lady Gaga says baby plans not on her mind

 Lady Gaga has now postponed her plans to become a mother for a while.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

The power and beauty of 'Sound Healing'

One of the oldest but less-spoken-about spiritual traditions of 'Sound Healing' holds in itself many petals of internal toning, meditation, healing of mind and soul.

Apr 10, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Pregnancy not on Sunny Leone's mind

 Actress Sunny Leone, happily married to Daniel Weber since 2009, says it's not the right time for her to get pregnant as of now.

Apr 05, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Yoga balances humans with nature: U'khand Guv

Yoga is a means to place the human body and mind in balance with nature and has the unique ability to save people from the harmful effects of chemicals released in the human body due to stress and tension, Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul said Monday.

Mar 09, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Yoga regales thousands at the International Yoga Festival

An assembly of yoga connoisseurs from nearly 20 countries on Monday taught the nuances of the Hindu art to thousands of participants on the second day of the International Yoga Festival here.

Mar 02, 2015, 20:32 PM IST