Home > Mental health > Brain Brain All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Are you right- or left-brained? There is a big difference in how you learn and process information, depending on which side of your brain is the dominant one. Check out this infographic, courtesy of thepremiertutors.org Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Keep your mind sharp The benefits of exercise for physical health are well known, but a new report suggests that staying active can help the elderly keep their minds in shape as well. Flex your mind If you want to strengthen your muscles, you exercise. But what if you want to boost your creativity, improve your memory and keep your brain crackling with new ideas? Brain can be trained Training and experience can affect how a person's brain is organised. Can you trust your memory? Criminal trials rely on witness accounts. However, experts warn that even people with incredibly superior memories can come up with details that never existed. Vegetative patients react to photos of loved ones Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that the brains of patients in a vegetative state emotionally react to photographs of people they know personally. “ Latest comment on Health24 Johnson Marx says... Just goes to show. I am sure black people reaction can be even more ignorant and more arrogant to be murderous eg Liberia. However coming from an american where America believe... African immigrants face ostracism in the US as panic takes hold ” Brains of dyslexics are different Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains. Kids with head injury may be depression prone A study in the US has found that children who have suffered a concussion may have a much higher than average rate of depression. Part of brain largely misunderstood One of the smallest parts of the brain is getting a second look after new research suggests it plays a crucial role in decision making. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Vote for 2014 Hill's Pet Slimmer of the Year Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.