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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.

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

10 Key Facts to Harness Neuroplasticity & Improve Brain Fitness

Based on the analysis of hundreds of scientific and medical articles, these 10 key facts comprise the best advice to help you harness your brain plasticity and prolong your brain health.

Is Soda Bad for Your Brain? (And Is Diet Soda Worse?)

Many people are addicted to sugar, especially to regular and artificially-sweetened sodas. How these sweetened drinks affect the brain might just encourage you to replace your sugary beverage with a better go-to option, water.

Study shows protein in human umbilical cord blood rejuvenates old mice’s impaired learning, memory

Umbilical cord blood from human newborns, and in particular a single protein contained in it, boosted old mice’s brain function and cognitive performance, new research from Stanford shows.

Good Cardiovascular Health is Good Brain Health

Run for your heart and run for your brain because aerobic exercise gets your heart pumping and your brain thinking.

What London Taxi Drivers Can Teach Us About Our Brains

What if you could select a career that would grow your brain? London taxi cab drivers have done just that. Learn why these cabbies experience positive brain changes on the job.

How the Brain Works

Want to know what goes on inside that beautiful brain of yours? Here's your chance to learn about the inner workings of your brain anatomy.