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You should get out more, because being alone for too long will literally shrink your brain

You should get out more, because being alone for too long will literally shrink your brain

1p>Missing out on that dreaded holiday office party probably won’t affect your brain, but if you’re the type who prefers to hide out alone in your lair for weeks on end, it could lead to

Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer’s Drug Went From Poor to Promising

Biogen provided the first in-depth look at data behind its Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab, and experts are cautiously optimistic

Biogen Explains How Its Alzheimer’s Drug Went From Poor to Promising

Biogen provided the first in-depth look at data behind its Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab, and experts are cautiously optimistic
The Surprising Benefits of Giving Back on Your Mental Health

The Surprising Benefits of Giving Back on Your Mental Health

Not all people feel enthusiastic when it comes to volunteering. Most of us would question the benefits of giving back before we actually head out the door to volunteer. A recent study showed the
Why Does Time Slow Down and Speed Up?

Why Does Time Slow Down and Speed Up?

Time contracts, expands, swallows and spits you out into this instant, which feels—depending on your perspective—either impossibly remote from where you were two years ago or barely removed from it at
Why Does Time Slow Down and Speed Up?

Why Does Time Slow Down and Speed Up?

Time contracts, expands, swallows and spits you out into this instant, which feels—depending on your perspective—either impossibly remote from where you were two years ago or barely removed from it at
If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind

If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind

All pain is real, but it’s also true that it’s “made by the brain” and that we can exert some control over it.
If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind

If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind

All pain is real, but it’s also true that it’s “made by the brain” and that we can exert some control over it.

The Wisdom Your Body Knows

You are not just thinking with your brain.
Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

The electronic implants reduced Parkinson’s symptoms, but also erased some patients’ ability to swim.
Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

The electronic implants reduced Parkinson’s symptoms, but also erased some patients’ ability to swim.
Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

The electronic implants reduced Parkinson’s symptoms, but also erased some patients’ ability to swim.
Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

The electronic implants reduced Parkinson’s symptoms, but also erased some patients’ ability to swim.
Meditation is more than a stress reducer—it can physically change your brain

Meditation is more than a stress reducer—it can physically change your brain

Mindfulness can fight aging and increase gray matter. Is the hype justified?
Some Nootropics Contain a Substance Not Aapproved by the FDA

Some Nootropics Contain a Substance Not Aapproved by the FDA

The “brain-boosting” supplements, like most supplements, are largely unregulated.
How Circadian Rhythm Affects Your Sleep and Health

How Circadian Rhythm Affects Your Sleep and Health

Circadian rhythm is a behavioral and physiological change that normally runs on a 24-hour cycle. It responds to light and darkness, making it your body’s 24-hour internal clock that regulates sleep
The Science of Balance

The Science of Balance

As much as we love to believe we’re the most advanced culture to have ever walked the Earth, the truth of the matter is that we have everything about as fouled up and backwards as a drunken dyslexic

Air Pollution May Damage the Brain

Tiny air pollutants may cause changes in brain structure that resemble those of Alzheimer’s disease.
Self-Titled Brainiacs Who Stained The Internet with Their Cringeworthy Egos

Self-Titled Brainiacs Who Stained The Internet with Their Cringeworthy Egos

Some people have an underdeveloped sense of self awareness compounded by the belief that they're the smartest people on the planet. They'll brag about the music they listen to, the movies they watch,
Effective Psychological Hacks Used On People

Effective Psychological Hacks Used On People

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share their most effective psychological tricks. The brain is a curious device, and it's remarkable just how easy it can be to press its buttons in your favor,