cognitive function

Books are Mirrors

“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you”. This quote, from the book The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, speaks of how personal reading is. We all have such diverse tastes in books.…

Smartphones – Do They Make Us Stupid?

Technology, smartphones in particular, makes life easier and more pleasant. We can access more information, do more things in less time, and communicate with more people. But that doesn’t necessarily make us more productive or intelligent. Actually, smartphones reduce cognitive…

5 Tips for Aging Happily

We all want to be happy as we get older. Even if life hasn’t been all sunshine and roses, we can still have a better future. This is especially important when we get older and realize we don’t have much time…