Hippocampus Role in the Limbic System

The hippocampus forms, stores and organizes memories in the brain. Specifically, it helps you form long-term memories, connects memories to other memories, and connects memories to emotions and senses. It also helps you spatially navigate your surroundings. It is uniquely shaped because it resembles a seahorse!

How Walking Changes Your Brain For The Better, According To Science

Walking is a brain-boosting activity. Don't underestimate the value of this simple, every-day exercise. It can change your life.

When Adolescents Give Up Marijuana, Their Cognition Quickly Improves

Maybe it is time, once again, to speak to kids about their pot usage because evidence shows marijuana use among adolescents negatively affects cognition.

Saffron Fish Stew with White Beans

Fish stew is not something on everyone's regular dinner schedule. But give it a try. You might find it both tasty and healthy.

Make the Connection

Do you have a hard time remembering names? You're not alone.…

Can You Grow Your Hippocampus? Yes Here's how, and why it matters

The hippocampus is a small formation in the middle of the brain responsible for the formation of new memories and is also associated with learning and emotions. Read this article to find out how you can make your hippocampus

Drawing is better than writing for memory retention

Researchers report older adults who take up drawing are better able to retain new information than those who write notes.

Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A study featured on “60 Minutes” is sure to alarm parents. Here’s what scientists know, and don’t know, about the link between screens, behavior, and development.

Depression Speeds Up Brain Aging

Affective problems, such as depression, increase risk for late-life dementia.