Entries tagged with “Brain”
It’s hard to focus when there’s so much stimuli competing for our attention every second. These tricks can help.
These simple daily practices can alter the neural pathways in your brain and help you turn your thinking around
Cognitive brain function peaks in our early fifties, but staying mentally active can prevent brain loss in the years to follow.
The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power
Austin and David Perlmutter's new book provides science-based practical lifestyle interventions for detoxing the brain to help foster clearer thinking, deeper relationships, and healthier habits.
Take the health of your brain into your own hands.
Drs. David and Austin Perlmutter explain how we can rewire our brains to develop healthier habits.
Maybe. Some people seem to engage networks that don’t usually team together.
Drinking rosemary water boosted cognitive performance in one study.
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” —Hippocrates A new study has found that eating leafy green vegetables – such as spinach, kale and mustard greens – can h…
Do you need an extra surge of brain power for a big test or a difficult project? You might want to consider switching out your coffee for green tea as new research has shown that t…
Certain electrical activity suppresses the obvious
I recently attended a four-day mediation certification course. It was an eye-opening experience. In class, I studied the historic context of conflict resolution, learned mediator s…
A few years back, I came across an old box that held notebooks from my college courses. As I leafed through the pages, I smiled at my prolific use of the margins as a space for doo…
New research provides a whole new understanding of the brain's amygdala—and suggests that happy people take the bad with the good.
Alteration of magnetic fields can change the behavior of everything from individual neurons to overall behavior...and even how humans are connected to each other.
The big problem is that so many people still think that nothing can be done to reverse dementia.
New research shows how fat tissue reduces your brain function.
Seeking out something to laugh about on a daily basis—such as watching your favorite comedian online—may be just what you need to create a more relaxed, zen-like state …
Want to keep your noggin happy? Pump those legs!
Scientists have discovered ten times more memory capacity in the human brain.
In the wake of New Year’s Resolution season, some of us are taking a good hard look at what’s blocking our paths to happiness and health. There’s plenty: the world is full of distr…
This week, researchers share why we get a brain freeze when enjoying a cold drink or ice cream. They also warn us not to freak out so much if we feel anxious. And they would like us to eat some apples and tea, please. Want the bigger picture? Read on.
I’m sitting at my favorite local diner on a warm and sunny Saturday in February, with my boyfriend across from me—so many things to be grateful for. Only, I’m starving. One-by-one,…
Autonomous sensory meridian response videos, exploding in popularity online, help people relax and get some sleep in a stressful world.
To protect one source of profound happiness, you need to know how your brain creates it. A brain surgeon explains.
Repetition is key, research reports.
Seven ways that each of us can take charge of our stress response, accessing a powerful tool to take charge of our health.
New research shows that our brains’ gray matter holds secrets to understanding ourselves.
Brain structures may explain this personality tendency.
New research underscores just how unreliable—and malleable—our memories really are
Not only does yoga nidra meditation help you get a good night’s sleep, it also rids the body of harmful stress-inducing cortisol, boosts the production of “pleasure hormones,” and shifts brain waves into a beneficial state of regeneration and repair.