Yola Brand asks – What is brain plasticity and how to physiotherapists utilise it?

What is brain plasticity and how do physiotherapists utilise it? Firstly, neuro physiotherapy is used for several reasons. It looks at disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves and can help people suffering after a stroke or someone with Parkinson’s. The main thing that physiotherapists do is give you exercises that you need […]

Is democracy experiencing a setback worldwide? Asks Frances Rigby

Is democracy experiencing a setback worldwide? As stated in ‘Democracy and Dictatorship Revisited’, a regime is able to be classified as democratic, providing the chief executive is selected through either a popular election, or is chosen by an elected body, the legislative body too, must be elected, and lastly, the electoral system must be competitive, […]

Olivia Sansom asks how violence in the Gaza Region has increased in recent weeks.

How has the violence in the Gaza Region increased in recent weeks?   Throughout history the Gaza region has been an area of dispute between Israel and Palestine. The conflict erupted in 2005 with the election of the Islamist political party Hamas in 2005 and 2006. Much of the world call Hamas a terrorist organisation. […]

Yola explains how the brain changes to learn new skills

How your brain changes to learn a new skill   In the article I’m going to discuss how your brain changes to learn a new skill including on a cellular level and how superhighways are formed, I will discuss the difference age can make when learning a new skill,  go into depth about why you […]

Jess Tinton looks at the Labour Party’s attitude towards nuclear weapons.

The Labour Party and nuclear weapons.   The Labour Party are against the notion of abolishing nuclear weapons and believe that keeping the current Trident programme is a sensible economic, social, and political decision for the UK. However, as the elected leader on a platform opposing Trident renewal, Corbyn has stated that he was not […]

Lily Patterson discusses the inspiring life of Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann’s Inspiring Life as a Female Composer In our A Level music lessons, we’ve just finished studying Clara Wieck-Schumann’s Piano Trio in G minor Op. 17 Movement 1, written in 1846. She wrote it when she was going through a troubled time in her life, ill in bed due to her fourth pregnancy, looking […]

Yola Brand explains the biology behind memories.

The biology behind memories In this article I will talk about, how a map is formed within your brain to create memories, the importance of sleep in remembering and sorting through your memories, why you can’t recall memories from before the age of 4 to the same level as you can after that age,  and […]

Kitty Henderson discusses the Equine herpesvirus outbreak in Valencia

Equine herpesvirus outbreak in Valencia What has been described as the “the most serious EHV-1 outbreak in Europe in decades” by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has recently occurred in Valencia, Spain. It was discovered after horses that had left the Spanish show jumping event CES Valencia Spring Tour on 14th February returned home and […]