A group of British scientists found a link between crosswords and the health of the brain. Experts made a report at the international conference AAIC 2017 in London, reports EurekAlert!.
Researchers interviewed more than 17 thousand healthy people over the age of 50 years and asked them to go through several tasks. As a result, it was found that the daily solution of various puzzles, like crosswords, improves brain health and improving its activity.
"We have found a relationship between how often people solve crosswords and how they solve problems in attention, logical thinking and memory," said the study's lead author Keith Wesnes (Keith Wesnes). According to him, those of study participants who frequently solves puzzles, cope with the task as well as people 10 years younger.
In may 2017 the Swedish psychologists have shown that transcranial brain stimulation (TES-therapy) is a constant current, despite its popularity, has no significant effect on the cognitive abilities of a healthy person.
Researchers from Loma Linda University (USA) showed that the largest share of calories daily diet should have for Breakfast, and the minimum for dinner. This allows you to keep a normal and stable body mass index. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
An unusual signal, which, as previously thought, comes from the red dwarf Ross 128 and may be associated with extraterrestrial civilizations, has a terrestrial origin. "The signal is likely generated by one or more satellites," said Professor Abel Mendez from the University of Puerto Rico.
A group of mathematicians explained the emergence of the grandmothers. According to the theory called "grandmother hypothesis" that menopause is explained by the need to help the younger generation to raise children that increases the chances of further transmission of their genes. However, this theory does not explain when it came grandmother.
The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
The fighting was interrupted Donetsk filtration station. The power supply has been disconnected at 19:25 on Saturday, July 22. Stopped water supply to the city of Avdeevka, partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, towns Verkhnetoretskoye, Red Partisans, and the village Vasilevka and Kruta Balka.
The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.