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  • BRAIN MATTERS: Syndrome Evil!

    On 17 July, 2018, the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra delivered a 45 page judgement on pleas by Tehseen Poonawalla and Tushar Gandhi,…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: Tip your brain too!

    Recently, I was watching my son competing with my neighbour’s son on who will finish drinking a big mug of lemon juice first.  My son did win the…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: Dream or waking reality

    A few months back, one of my close friends called me and apologized for not being able to attend a function in my house. When I brought to…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: THE FLOW STATE

    Have you watched the rock climbing performance of Jyothi Raj popularly known as ‘Kothi Raju’ or ‘Monkey King’ at Chitradurga Fort without any safety harnesses? You will be…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: The curious case of Ken Parks

    In the article ‘The curious case of Charles Whitman’ we saw how a brain tumour led him to commit crimes. Unfortunately, he was not alive to face the…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: Immortal Brain

    Recently I was reading a very interesting article in a British news portal ‘Daily Mail’ on how scientists from National Institute of Polar Research in Tokyo revived tardigrade or…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: Your Brain on Retirement!

    In the last few years, I have seen a few of my acquaintances, who were hale and hearty, upon retiring from job developing serious health issues – getting…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: More than meets the eye

    A few days back, I was watching 2002 hit Bollywood movie ‘Aankhen’ a heist crime thriller. The film tells the story of Vijay Singh Rajput (Amitabh Bachchan) engaging…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: Man V/s Animal

    Recently, my neighbour had come to meet my wife along with her one-year-old son. As they were busy with their chitchat, I was enjoying a show on Animal…

  • BRAIN MATTERS: The curious case of Charles Whitman

    Can our personality change completely because of a disease or injury to our brain? Can a person who is quiet and calm turn violent because of a pathological…

  • EXAM SPECIAL: Reward yourself

    During my early days, I used to wait eagerly for exams to get over, so that I can read my novels. For me books were more precious than…

  • EXAM SPECIAL: The role of physical environment

    Most of us usually study sitting in a particular favourite room in our house. The chances of us using this room since our childhood are very high because of our…

  • EXAM SPECIAL: Interleaving v/s. Over-learning

    Around 16 years back, as a Management student, I had attended a workshop on ‘Brain Building’, one of the resource persons at the workshop in his talk, spoke…

  • EXAM SPECIAL: The Role Of Sleep

    I am sure all of you have gone through the experience of not being able to solve a math or physics problem, late in the evening, despite your…

  • EXAM SPECIAL: BRAIN POWER

    History remembers Archimedes as the guy who ran naked through the streets of Syracuse shouting “Eureka, Eureka!” when he realized that the water displaced by his body was…

  • Exam Special: A Call for Clarity

    A few years back, I had got a chance to work with a very reputed and a senior advocate, on a very crucial project of my company. I…

  • Exam Special: A Palace to remember

    Imagine that day after tomorrow you have history exam. The key aspect pertaining to this subject is remembering the dynasties, its famous rulers, their achievements, critical dates and eras,…

  • Exam Special: The Pomodoro Technique

    Imagine that in next 3 days, your annual exams will start and the first exam is on the subject of mathematics, which you hate from the core of your…

  • Exam Special: Are you suffering from Einstellung Effect?

    Imagine that you aspire to be an expert chess player, but more you focus on the chess board, trying to look for a different solution which can put…

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