Tag : brain

Scientific Misconceptions

2 years ago / 0 comments

The term “Fake news” has received attention recently because of the circulation of false and “alternative” facts. It has become such a concern that two weeks ago Google introduced a new policy which attempts to limit the amount of “bad publishers” who pop up when you search for news. In … Read More

Beats on the Brain: How music affects the way you move

4 years ago / 0 comments

Whether getting glammed up for a night in town, or caked in mud in the depths of Beaverworks, for most students Freshers’ Week will involve music of some form or another. But why is it intrinsic to human nature to enjoy music, and why do most people struggle to resist … Read More

Cat s**t cray

6 years ago / 0 comments

23.11.12 Cat owners beware – a Leeds University study has revealed that a parasite found in cat poo could directly alter the chemistry of the human brain. The research, led by Dr Glenn McConkey of the Faculty of Biological Sciences,  has provided key evidence that the parasite Toxoplasma gondii (or … Read More