Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

Need a change in routine? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying, I spoke too soon! You’ve got that daily commute down – twenty, thirty minutes tops! BUT when your GPS says it’ll take thirty-ONE minutes — you ABANDON your usual route! What makes us

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Take a Break

Lookin’ for treats in all the wrong places? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – maybe your brain needs a break! When we study, brain cells called neurons form new knowledge connections — a roadway between facts! When we recall the material? BRAINBLAST! Our

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Brain Boost

Want to give your brain a leg up? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Are you a multitasking master? Or do you prefer doing one thing at a time? Some people are just great at juggling multiple jobs at once! Why? Enter Eleni Patelaki and

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The Fruit-tan of Youth

Is the fountain of youth… a smoothie?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. A healthy diet is essential for keeping our brains youthful, but not all foods are equal. With LONG lists of “superfoods” circulating the internet – kale, broccoli, cocoa nibs – where do

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Food for Thought

AGH BUMBLEBEES!! Forgot the yogurt again! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science… saying… Ever wish you could add another memory card to your brain before grocery shopping?  Enter Li Li from Jiangnan University and team. They wondered if a GUT CHECK could improve memory… in

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Ommm, my bad!

I before E except after C … or is it the other way around? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Feel like you’re making the same mistakes OVER and OVER? Maybe you just need to take a step back … and meditate! Enter Yanli Lin

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Sound Asleep?

Shh, don’t wake the baby! She’s busy learning… This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. “Mama, dada, MORE!!”… Babies pick up words so quickly! When kids memorize words, specific regions of the brain go into hyper-drive. But where does this speed-learning take place in BABIES’ brains??

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

Need a change in routine? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying, I spoke too soon! You’ve got that daily commute down – twenty, thirty minutes tops! BUT when your GPS says it’ll take thirty-ONE minutes — you ABANDON your usual route! What makes us

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Take a Break

Lookin’ for treats in all the wrong places? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – maybe your brain needs a break! When we study, brain cells called neurons form new knowledge connections — a roadway between facts! When we recall the material? BRAINBLAST! Our

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Woodland Growth

Ahh, birds chirping, leaves rustling … brains GROWING? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. A nice walk in the woods does wonders for a busy mind. But how does growing up near woods-y areas help DEVELOPING minds? Researcher Mikaël Maes at Imperial College London and

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