In Britain, the average adult spends approximately £144,000 ($177,000) on impulse purchase over their lifetime . Undoubtedly, emotions play a significant role in impulse purchases. Should we use pure logic when buying chocolate? What if I told you that emotions also interfere with our rational choices? Here is a glimpse on how neuroscience explains individual differences of emotional… Read more
Neuroscience reveals how the brain create fear without a real threat. Emotions, such as love, hate, happiness, and sadness, are feelings we experience through the course of life. We should not worry about having those feelings, as many things trigger emotional responses (e.g. a funny joke, a spider, or a kiss). However, if you are like… Read more
Neuroscience is today what nutrition was 50 years ago. Back then, the general population began to adopt technical concepts restricted to the medical community such as saturated fat, HDL (the good cholesterol) and triglycerides. Our general knowledge has evolved, and we take for granted information, such as minerals (zinc) and micronutrients (Vitamin B6) as part of our lives. Nevertheless,… Read more
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