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 […]
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Nanci and Don enjoy cycling for its physical benefits but, unlike most people, they take this brain healthy activity to new heights.
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.
Chicken, cauliflower, olives, tomatoes, feta — this is a stew of extraordinary flavor and complexity, down to its hints of cinnamon and garlic.
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.
The foods you eat feed your brain and impact your overall health. A review of the Healthy Eating Plate and the Healthy Eating Pyramid will provide you with the information you need to make healthful food choices.
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.
When your sense of humor is tickled, what happens to your brain? How does the brain respond? Researchers at the University of Southern California pinpoint the regions of the brain that spark during the telling of a funny story.
Run for your heart and run for your brain because aerobic exercise gets your heart pumping and your brain thinking.
Make this classic and healthy Middle Eastern recipe and enjoy its exotic taste.