Being depressed alters visual perception

Depression alters visual perception

A study has confirmed that the processing of visual information is altered in depressed people. This phenomenon is most likely connected with the processing of information in the cerebral cortex. The study was published in the Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Researchers that specialize in psychology and psychiatry at the University of Helsinki compared the … Read more

Can being ‘cold’ cure Dementia?

Researchers from Cambridge University have discovered that swimming in cold water could protect the brain from developing degenerative diseases including dementia and even have the ability to repair a portion of the damage unleashed by the potentially debilitating and progressive disease. Doctors have been aware for decades that cooling people down can – in certain … Read more