Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 09 November 2016 How can you improve your brain power? How can you improve your brain power? Try learning a new language. Using experiments in which electroencephalography (EEG) was employed to measure the electrical activity in the brains of 22 students, Finish scientists have discovered that learning foreign languages increases our brain's elasticity and its ability to code information. It would appear that the more languages we master, the more the brain’s physiology and elasticity is stimulated and the better it becomes at reacting to and processing data that is accumulated in the course of learning. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle How does circumcision really affect your sex life? Here are the facts Lifestyle Do you feel sad after sex? This is why and what you can do about it Medical IBS – 4 symptoms that extend beyond your stomach Lifestyle Lung scans of smokers with COPD can reveal heart disease Lifestyle Here are the unexpected places where germs live Diet and nutrition For cod's sake, eat more seafood if you can From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.