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How to Stay Focused and Eliminate Distraction

How to Stay Focused and Eliminate Distraction

Attention isn't as simple as it seems, according to science
The Simple Reason Exercise Enhances Your Brain

The Simple Reason Exercise Enhances Your Brain

Evidence keeps mounting that exercise is good for the brain. It can lower a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease and may even slow brain aging by about 10 years. Now, new research helps illuminate
The Simple Reason Exercise Enhances Your Brain

The Simple Reason Exercise Enhances Your Brain

Evidence keeps mounting that exercise is good for the brain. It can lower a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease and may even slow brain aging by about 10 years. Now, new research helps illuminate
How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer’s disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research. In the study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s
How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer’s disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research. In the study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s
What Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

What Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body, a growing body of research is showing. And one kind in particular—aerobic exercise—appears to be king. “Back in the day, the majority of
What Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

What Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body, a growing body of research is showing. And one kind in particular—aerobic exercise—appears to be king. “Back in the day, the majority of
How a Lack of Access to Healthy Food May Destroy Your Mind as Well as Your Body

How a Lack of Access to Healthy Food May Destroy Your Mind as Well as Your Body

It is widely known that a lack of access to fresh, healthy foods can contribute to poor diets and higher levels of diet-related diseases. In the case of brain health, we know that everyone who has a
Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

People who take good care of their hearts in their twenties have better brain health by the time they reach middle age, according to a new study. In the report, published in the journal Neurology, the
Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

People who take good care of their hearts in their twenties have better brain health by the time they reach middle age, according to a new study. In the report, published in the journal Neurology, the
How To Boost Your Mental Health With Nootropics

How To Boost Your Mental Health With Nootropics

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7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body. A new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association and American
7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body. A new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association and American
Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Regular exercise may prevent many cases of future depression, according to a new Australian study, and researchers say that as little as one hour a week can make a real difference. The paper,
Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Regular exercise may prevent many cases of future depression, according to a new Australian study, and researchers say that as little as one hour a week can make a real difference. The paper,
Why Marriage Is Linked to a Lower Risk of Dementia

Why Marriage Is Linked to a Lower Risk of Dementia

People who have never married or whose spouse has died are at increased risk of developing dementia compared to married people, according to a new review in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery &
Why Marriage Is Linked to a Lower Risk of Dementia

Why Marriage Is Linked to a Lower Risk of Dementia

People who have never married or whose spouse has died are at increased risk of developing dementia compared to married people, according to a new review in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery &

New Study Connects Exercise to Brain Health, Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease

The study is a glimmer of hope as degenerative brain diseases grow more and more common; every four seconds, doctors detect a new case of dementia.
Nothing We Know of Stops Dementia: Broad Review Rules Out Drugs, Exercise, and Brain-Training Games

Nothing We Know of Stops Dementia: Broad Review Rules Out Drugs, Exercise, and Brain-Training Games

Few afflictions carry the existential dread that dementia does. Five-and-half million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, and the gradual loss of
Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Can Help Your Brain

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Can Help Your Brain

Just 10 minutes of physical activity can increase brainpower for a short time afterward, according to a new study published in Neuropsychologia. The finding may be important for older people with