The athletic brain – how neuronal signals influence sports performance

About two months ago, on August 13th, top class swimmer Michael Phelps won his 23rd Olympic gold medal overall in the men's 4 x 100 m medley relay in Rio de Janeiro. It was his 5th gold medal during the Rio games, a storybook comeback of the world’s most successful Olympic champion of all time. … Continue reading The athletic brain – how neuronal signals influence sports performance

Runner’s high: the reason why running feels so great

Introduction Last summer was full of sports, starting with the UEFA Euro in France and carrying on with Olympics and Paralympics in Rio. It’s a lot of fun to watch sports, but it’s even more fun to do sports yourself. Remember this amazing feeling when you’re finishing your run and you feel like you’re on … Continue reading Runner’s high: the reason why running feels so great

Stress – why it affects some people but not others and what you can do to belong to the second group

I guess we all know those people who seem to have a super stressful life, yet just don’t seem to care. Others however, are stressed out by literally anything. How come there are such huge differences in how we deal with stressful situations? In this blog post I would like to give you some insight … Continue reading Stress – why it affects some people but not others and what you can do to belong to the second group

Your Opinions on Brain to Brain Interfaces

Is it actually possible to directly transfer one’s experiences into another person’s brain? Dejá vu? If this question in its particular wording seems familiar, you might be reading just the right text! I addressed this question in my blog post on Brain to Brain Interfaces (BtBIs) in June 2016 and just as promised here's the report on the … Continue reading Your Opinions on Brain to Brain Interfaces