Current Brain Champions
The right foods will keep your brain running strong.
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.
Flexing those muscles also strengthens your brain.
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.
Lowering your stress levels sends brain activity soaring.
The Busier You are, the More You Need Quiet Time
Sometimes you just have to turn off the noise and hear the silence. Why? Because clearing your mind of the chatter boosts creativity and novel thinking.
Great brains love great company.
Volunteering: Good for the Community and for You
Whether you make small changes in your neighborhood or launch a campaign to change the world, there are thousands of ways to contribute to society. Volunteering is a do good, feel good activity and it’s no surprise that something that feels so good has proven benefits for brain health.
A happy brain is a hard-working brain.
How to Become a ‘Superager’
If you want to maintain a nimble brain, use it until it hurts. Sudoko and crossword puzzles are not the path to brain vitality. Instead, concentrate your efforts on activities that push and tire your mental efforts.
Living a meaningful life keeps your brain engaged and active.
Why Looking for Purpose Can Lead to Paralysis.
Looking for your life’s purpose? Frustrated you can’t find what shakes the earth beneath your feet? Relax. Discovering your passion is a trial and error process. The more searching you do, the more you will grow your mind by discovering all that is new and novel to you.