Numerous studies show there is one thing you can do throughout life to minimize cognitive decline. What is it? Read on and find out.
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Loneliness, an undesirable social condition, has links to cognitive health risks.
Listening to music is a great way to stimulate the brain and promote brain health. Members of the Musical Minds Choir couldn’t agree more.
Become more curious. Your brain can help you do it.
Watching television is the only leisure activity associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline. Routinely hanging out on the couch engrossed in the latest season of Game of Thrones or binge-watching your favorite sitcom on Netflix is not stimulating intellectual activity. This passive pastime rarely pushes the viewer to think about the next level […]
Did you know physical exercise, primarily aerobics, is the best thing you can do for your brain? Research shows it promotes brain functioning through a variety of ways, such as increased brain volume, blood supply and growth hormone levels. So don’t delay, start your cardiovascular exercise regiment today. Here’s a range of ideas to get […]
Neuroplasticity is the brains way of re-organizing itself, both physically and functionally, by making new brain cell connections or pruning those connections throughout life as a response to one’s environment, experience, behavior, thoughts and emotions.
Taking steps to improve your heart health early in life can help prevent brain shrinkage as you age, a new Neurology study reports. Researchers discovered people who had better heart health scores also had a higher average brain volume as a percentage of their total head size in middle age.
Often we listen to the same old music we did when we were youngsters. We can’t help but enjoy the beat and familiarity of those old tunes. However, your brain will reap the benefits if you listen to music to which you are unaccustomed. Listening to new harmonic sounds challenges the brain in ways that […]
Nanci and Don enjoy cycling for its physical benefits but, unlike most people, they take this brain healthy activity to new heights.