Apr 11, 2014
If you suffer from insomnia, you know what a profound effect it can have on your mood and cognitive abilities. You may have tried medications, with varying degrees of success and perhaps undesirable side effects.
Apr 4, 2014
Regular exercise has long been known to protect overall health and cognitive function, especially as people get older. Now, research suggests that even a brief stint of moderately intense exercise can improve memory in the short term.
Mar 28, 2014
“The two worst foods that have no redeeming value are french fries and soda,” says Jonny Bowden, a cutting-edge nutrition expert and author of nine popular nutrition books who frequently appears on The Dr. Oz Show. And eating them will put you on a mood roller coaster.
Mar 20, 2014
This exercise can help you learn to avoid being distracted by your own thoughts when trying to listen attentively during a conversation. I recommend trying this this exercise with a friend or spouse. It only takes a few minutes but has a big impact.
Mar 14, 2014
The human brain is hard-wired to connect with other people, and our social interactions throughout the course of our lives are a by-product of the evolution of the human brain that has taken place across hundreds of millennia.
Mar 7, 2014
While multitaskers tend to believe that their brains are more efficient, they’re wrong. Studies show that when switching back and forth from one task to another, our neural circuits take a small break in between.
Feb 28, 2014
For many years, magnets have been an important tool in diagnostic medicine. Magnetic resonance imaging — also called MRI — uses powerful magnets to visualize internal structures in the body.
Feb 21, 2014
Drinking a quart of mineral water a day can prevent and even reverse Alzheimer’s disease, according to British researchers. A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that silicon-rich water can remove aluminum from the bodies of those suffering from the disease