Author Archives: Jaan Aru

The Dark Side of Smart Devices

Have you ever tried to eat ten ice creams in a row? Too much of a good thing can make you sick. Excessive amount of vitamins creates an adverse reaction in the body. Too much sun is bad for your … Continue reading

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Less Is More: The Modern Working Environment Paralyses The Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how to get the most out of your brain. The lesson here is: forget multitasking! Continue reading

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Your Memory Is Not a Video Camera

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how and why our memories can be false. Continue reading

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Healthy Sleep Recipe: How, When, with Whom?

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your sleep. Continue reading

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Recipe: How To Make The Most of Your Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your brain. Continue reading

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Why Do We Dream?

Brain researcher Jaan Aru explores the question: ‘Why do we dream?’ He presents a recent theory, according to which dreams do the hard work of storing our memories. Continue reading

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Solving the Problem of Consciousness

You are a very complicated machine, yet you don’t feel like that – it feels like something to be you. Neuroscientist Jaan Aru looks into how the neural machinery of the brain produces conscious experience. Continue reading

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