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 Cognitive and learning disorders Cognitive function, also called cognitive performance or cognition, refers to the ability of an individual to think, process, and store information in order to solve problems. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Thailand's King Adulyadej treated for 'water on the brain' Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest serving monarch, has been treated for "water on the brain" and a chest infection, the palace revealed in a rare statement. What is Restless Genital Syndrome? Restless Genital Syndrome is a relatively unknown condition where a patient feels persistent, unwanted restlessness such as tingling, pain or burning in the genital area. The mystifying brain The brain is our body's most vital organ and defines who we are. That is why it is important to gain more knowledge about the brain and brain injuries. Vitamins that keep your brain young New research has shed light on how certain vitamins and other nutrients may keep your memory sharp and your brain agile - and ward off dementia - as you get older. 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 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? Fascinating brain facts The brain is a wonderful, mysterious and fascinating organ. Here are a few interesting facts. How does the body respond to touching something hot? You might think that your body's rapid reaction to danger is pretty boring, but actually it represents a very clever exception to how your body normally works. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Advertorial Understanding thrombosis The power of smell and touch Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Advertorial: Understanding the dangers of blood clots Live healthier Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each! Love your heart » SA dying of heart disease Natural trans fats good for heart Heart probs and sex life How old is your heart? Take this test What's your heart age? Use the calculator to see the real age of your heart. Post your results in the comments!