IN FONDEST MEMORY OF CATHERINE

The Brain Resource, originally established under the umbrella of Optimum Performance Technologies in November 1991 at 121 Beach Road, & subsequently relocated in mid-April 1994 to 420 North Bridge Road #03-12, North Bridge Centre, was eventually shut down in April 2005. During those wonderful years, Catherine was the one manning the small but unique store. Memorable stories & photos can be found in the weblog archives.

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

'WISHING YOU & YOUR FAMILY A VERY BRAIN FIT DECADE' from SharpBrains

Here's the link to many interesting resources about brain fitness, from SharpBrains, a market research & publishing firm tracking the research & marketplace for brain fitness & cognitive health.

Friday, November 19, 2010

HOW'S YOUR BRAINPOWER?

Here's a link to a fascinating audit of your brainpower from creativity guru Michael Hewitt-Gleeson's School of Thinking.

For the fun of it, just give it a go!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

50 FASCINATING BRAIN SCIENCE WEBLOGS

Here's the link. Enjoy your exploration & assimilation!

Friday, July 9, 2010

Thursday, October 22, 2009

TOP 50 BRAIN TEASERS & GAMES

Here's the link to the 'Top 50 Brain Teasers & Games'.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

COMPARATIVELY AMAZING FACTS ABOUT THE HUMAN BRAIN

1 MILLION: number of new neuronal connections formed every second;

25 BILLION: processing capacity of a typical desktop computer;

100 BILLION: estimated number of nerve cells in the brain;

100 TRILLION: processsing capacity of the human brain;

500 TRILLION: estimated number of synaptic connections in an adult brain;

[Source: 'A Thinking Pedagogy', drawing on published material from Huang Gregory, 'New Scientist', 3rd May 2008]