“Silence is essential to regenerate our brain”

15/11/19

Michel Le Van Quyen, a neuroscientist, has investigated the effects of silence. He speaks in La Contra de La Vanguardia of his new book Cerebro y Silencio  (Platforma), in which he analyzes the different types of silence and their consequences on our body using neuroscience and brain resorting to recent research: “There is an external silence, which is the absence of noise, and an internal silence: those moments in which we manage to reduce the background noise of our thoughts, both are essential for our health.”

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David Bartrés-Faz in Planta Baixa of TV3

08/11/19

The principal investigator of the project, David Bartrés-Faz, has been in the program of TV3 Planta Baixa to talk about loneliness and how it affects brain health.

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“Lead by example. What you do influences others.”

05/11/19

The BBHI scientific director, Álvaro Pascual-Leone, spoke yesterday about the qualities of a good leader and what neurobiology can teach us about leadership. The debate took place in the framework of the activites that the Health and Economy Commission of the Sociedad Económica Barcelonesa de Amics del País organizes at its headquarters in Barcelona.

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Interview with David Bartrés-Faz at “Tot és Possible”

04/11/19

People who live in isolation have a higher risk of experiencing cognitive loss as they get older than those who have frequent social contact, research says.

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How socialization and not feeling alone can benefit our brain

07/10/19

Last Thursday a new Agora took place in Guttmann Barcelona in which we talked about how socialization and not feeling alone can benefit our brain.

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The European Commission recognizes Badalona as a reference point in innovation in active and healthy aging

04/10/19

Our researcher Javier Solana participated in the event to commemorate the recognition of Badalona as a 4-star Reference site (the highest category) that was given at the last Conference of partners held in Aahrus (Denmark) of the European Association for Innovation on Active and Healthy Aging (EIP on AHA).

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What are neurorights?

10/09/19

Neurosciences, neurobiology, neuropsychology, and other specialized branches that study the functioning of the brain have grown and improved exponentially in recent years with technological progress and medicine itself.

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BBHI at the 11th Congress of the European Pain Federation

05/09/19

“In people between 40 and 54 years with multiple chronic pain such as migraine or low back pain, for example, we have already seen some cognitive function affected, such as speed of processing. A holistic approach to early pain would be essential,” says researcher Selma Delgado, who is presenting a project poster at the Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC® these days.

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Optimism is associated with exceptional longevity

30/08/19

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, have found that individuals with greater optimism are more likely to live longer and to achieve “exceptional longevity,” that is, living to age 85 or older.

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Blood Pressure Changes Linked to Poor Brain Health in Late Adulthood

27/08/19

Research, published in The Lancet Neurology, reports that high blood pressure and rising blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 53 are associated with smaller brain volume and white matter lesions in later years.

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