Staying Mentally Active May Delay Alzheimer's Symptoms But Underlying Disease Persists

Staying mentally active in middle age may delay the symptoms of Alzheimer's but, ultimately, not the progressive nature of the underlying disease.

Bat Brain Behavior Offers Key insights into How We Focus Our Attention

With so many sounds in the world, how does the brain decide where to focus its attention? Researchers at Johns Hopkins think bats' brain hold some answers.

Possible Alzheimer's Biomarker

The discovery of a new biomarker, the levels of which can be monitored in routine blood tests, is a step forward in the effort to develop an effective screening and diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease.

Past Experiences Affect Recognition, Memory: U of G Study

New research from the University of Guelph on the brain and memory…

Why Rest Following A Concussion is Critical

A concussion is not something to laugh off but a serious injury requiring post traumatic interventions. See how rest is requisite for concussive recovery.

Education and the Brain: What Happens When Children Learn?

At what age do executive skills develop in young children? This study highlights the remarkable learning stage that children undergo between the ages of two and five.

Brain Champion Cathy Michaelson Lieblich

A champion of causes and people, Cathy is one socially engaged woman. She is not one to flit from project to project but steadily uses her relationships and past experiences to build upon her life’s work.

Steer Clear of Concussions

Who hasn't hit their head on an open cabinet door? Knowing the causes, the symptoms and how to recover from a concussion is just plain smart. Here's the scoop...

CAUTION: Brain Safety Ahead

Don't lose your head. Avoid a concussion and heed these precautionary steps to keep your brain safe.

Why Your Brain Loves the Mediterranean Diet

What you eat affects your brain. Try the Mediterranean Diet for a nutritional and delectable eating option.