Meditation and Breathing Exercises Can Sharpen Your Mind

It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that meditation and ancient breath-focused practices, such as pranayama, strengthen our ability to focus on tasks. A new study by researchers at Trinity College Dublin explains for the first time the neurophysiological link between breathing and attention.

This is your brain on solitude: Why alone time is what you need, now

Putting real time aside for reflection and solitude is something your brain will benefit from.

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.

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.

The Neuroscience of Building a Resilient Brain

Resilience depends on how well your brain handles stress, and it can be learned.

Crispy Almond Salmon with Cranberry Quinoa

Try a brain healthy recipe featuring the super food salmon. It is packed with Omega 3 fatty acids.

The Neuroscience of Loneliness

In this hyperconnected society that we live in, loneliness is an epidemic. Rather than adjust to social isolation, the brain is biologically spurred onto to seek social interaction.

There is such a thing as waking up on the wrong side of the bed, according to science

Waking up feeling stressed and anxious can impact your cognitive function throughout the day. A new study reveals that those who woke up feeling as though the day ahead would be stressful experienced problems with working memory later in the day.

How to Figure Out Your Life's Purpose

How do you define your life's purpose? This article provides some thought-provoking questions to get you started.

Can a Nap Boost Brain Health?

Short day-time naps are restorative, brain-boosting and don't have to interfere with a good night's sleep.