Sitting too much is linked to changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory, according to a preliminary study by UCLA researchers of middle-aged and older adults.
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It doesn’t matter if it’s Spanish, Arabic, French or even sign-language. Concentrated efforts to learn a second language will be rewarded with new cognitive skill acquisition and a delay of cognitive decline in old age.
Curcumin is a substance found in turmeric. New research reports it improves both mood and memory in people with mild, age related memory loss.
Salmon can’t be beat when it comes to eating foods that are both brain healthy and heart healthy. Check out this delicious fish recipe, it won’t disappoint!
Early life exposure to greenspace may result in beneficial structural changes in the developing brain, researchers report. The study found children who grew up in areas surrounded by greenspace had better working memory and were more attentive than those who lived in more urban environments.
A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.
Knowing and acting upon your life’s purpose is linked to many positive health outcomes. Though more research is needed, having goals and aims in life do appear to be positively linked to cognitive protections.
You may think people are born with innate talent and creative personalities. It just isn’t so. Everyone, throughout life, can learn how to become more creative and imaginative.
A Concordia University study shows there are everyday simple steps you can take to keep your brain healthy. Make this change in your life and you can significantly slow down grey-matter aging in your brain.
Do you want to improve a skill, such as how to juggle, finger the notes in a G chord, learn to drive a stick shift or speak French? The problem is most practiced physical actions hit a peak performance after a certain level of mastery. The first time you do something, you use the frontal […]