Researchers working to prevent decline in IQ due to aging

Research is helping clinicians differentiate between normal age-related changes and indications of some other cognitive damage

Researchers working to prevent decline in IQ due to aging“Senior moments" are not as ominously imminent as once thought. There are several methods that can help manage the different types of intelligence (verbal, logical and spatial to name a few) in order to improve memory. Exercising your brain can stave off cognitive problems Source: Flickr There are many techniques used in keeping our intellects…

Advanced EEG technology helping change the world

EEG technology is being used to better understand brain function, and the insights are helping us improve conditions such as depression

Advanced EEG technology helping change the worldScience and medicine have improved by leaps and bounds over the last few decades, with many of the smartest minds in the world uncovering our body’s secrets. However, one organ still poses a lot of mysteries – the human brain – which is exactly why EEG scans have become particularly popular, with each study furthering…

Why music is an important part of education

A masters in music education can broaden your career options as well as giving you a greater understanding of music and its uses

Why music is an important part of educationOver the last few years, the importance of music to education has been called into question. Many teachers, parents and politicians have been calling for music to be replaced, with a greater focus on computers and sciences going forward. Many wonder what music can give to the curriculum when so few students end up in…

Looking for alternative treatments for osteoarthritis?

How seniors in Canada are seeking alternative treatments to expensive pharmaceuticals

Looking for alternative treatments for osteoarthritis?For years we have known that many of the commonly prescribed treatments for such things as osteoarthritis can offer side effects which are more harmful than the actual illness, and yet little is being done to find safer alternatives. Recently, there are growing numbers of Canadian seniors who are seeking safer alternatives to pharmaceuticals which…

Leisure activities to help you regain your energy at work

A close look at some of the activities you can try to regain your focus and become more positive

Leisure activities to help you regain your energy at workDealing with difficult tasks and focusing on tough problems for too long can quickly drain your energy. By lunchtime, you may already feel burnt out and tired. A good meal followed by a short break doesn’t always help replenish your energy. This condition often leads to lower effectiveness and difficulty in focusing on more tasks…

Three online education trends to watch for in 2017

Be on the lookout for the growth of online learning, mobile educational videos, and contextualized education models

Three online education trends to watch for in 2017Modern advances in technology are changing every industry, including education. The internet, for instance, has led to the rise of online education, which is without a doubt the future of the sector. But even as it becomes the future, emerging trends are changing the direction of this innovative education model. These are the education trends…

How to get a job in the Sports Industry

If you are passionate about sport, then there are some real opportunities for pursuing a career in sport

How to get a job in the Sports IndustryMany people grow up wanting to become a professional athlete, but the number of people who succeed is very small and end up seeking career opportunities that are outside of the sports industry. However, if you have a passion for sports, there are many other opportunities these days to work in the sports industry. Forbes…

The four top reasons to choose an online degree program

Fortunately, the traditional route of attending college is no longer the only one available

The four top reasons to choose an online degree programGoing to college is a huge commitment: enrolling in a college degree program means that you’ll be committing to spending the next four or so years of your life studying and working towards your final grade. Along with this commitment, attending college is also becoming more expensive, and today’s students can expect to fork out…

How to get started in a career in public relations

There is a lot of excitement and opportunities just waiting to be explored as long as you are willing to take that first step

How to get started in a career in public relationsPublic relations, especially online PR, is a field that has always been very popular. In fact, online PR is quickly becoming one of the more attractive fields to get into for a number of reasons. For starters, the increasing popularity of online PR makes the demand for PR specialists even higher than before. Experts believe…

How an MBA can help you grow as an entrepreneur

Getting that additional education is going to give you the foresight to keep your eye on the prize

How an MBA can help you grow as an entrepreneurOne of the biggest dreams in America is that you can own and operate your own business. Becoming an entrepreneur is a lot of work, but there are some things available to you that can help you along the process. If you plan on taking an easier road to becoming an entrepreneur, your future starts…