Today, it’s going to be about boosting cognitive and neuroprotective properties of our brain! Turmeric (Curcuma longa), comes up again and again in research of neuroprotectants. The effects of curcumin include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. It has been used in the cuisines of Iran, Malesia, India, China, Thailand and Polynesia. It’s goldish yellow and if you ever had curry, it’s inside it too. History It has been used by the cultures of India and China for its medical properties….
I have been pondering around nootropics for a long time now. I have been using some, which I am going to discuss in this Boost your Brain column. It’s not going to be necessarily any drug or substance, but also something you could do, as in this case – exercise. What are nootropics? Well, basically any drug, food or substance which boosts cognitive functions of your brain. I don’t necessarily take the drugs by which I mean basically any substance….
So, the exams are getting closer and now I know quite a few things about memory and how to improve it! It started with the 1st semester at Charles University. I am studying biology there and I was quite afraid of exams as I think that my memory isn’t exactly one of the best. Anytime I want to learn something, I got to write it all down and even after that, I have a difficult time remembering much of anything….