Feed Your Goddess: Food And The Brain

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One of the most common things I talk about with regards to the brain is the concept that we are what we eat, and we also think what we eat. The foods we eat directly support the function of our body as well as our brain. In my experience working in an ADHD clinic I […]

Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain

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Exposure to nonstop negativity actually impairs brain function. Here’s how to defend yourself. Do you hate it when people complain? It turns out there’s a good reason: Listening to too much complaining is bad for your brain in multiple ways, according to Trevor Blake, a serial entrepreneur and author of Three Simple Steps: A Map […]

Women’s Brains Harder Hit by Alcohol

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It has long been known that alcohol takes a greater toll on the bodies and it has long been known that alcohol takes a greater toll on the bodies and minds of hard-drinking women than their male counterparts. Now scientists are peering into the brains of alcoholics for clues about the price of excess on […]

Play Some Games Online To Boost Brain Power

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Our brain is arguably the most important organ in our body. We use it to think, talk, and make sense of our other senses. If we don’t keep up our brain health, it could mean disaster. No one wants to fall victim to the many diseases out there that affect our brains filled with memories, […]

Can You Boost Your Brain Power By Surfing The Web? YES!

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It’s certainly possible. You may be referring to the results of a study at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, which found that mental stimulation similar to that occurring with frequent Internet use may improve the way the brain processes and encodes new information. Earlier research by the UCLA team showed that searching […]

3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Brain Power

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Google “improve brain power” and you’ll find all sorts of tips, techniques, books, and games explaining how you could improve your brain power. Most of them involve physical exercise, balanced nutrition and complex mental exercises. While it would be cool if everyone could incorporate these tips, I highly doubt that after reading such advice you […]

Maintain A Healthy Brain

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“Physical activity” is usually regarded as the pursuit of exercising the muscles, tendons and joints of the body, and rarely thought of as benefiting our internal organs (outside of the heart).  But this is a limited viewpoint as effective fitness can have a profound impact all of our vital organs, especially the brain. Researchers now […]

The Truth Behind Women’s Brains

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Most people think that the brains of baby boys and girls are blank slates at the beginning of life. But according to new scientific evidence, they’re not. Recent reports show that newborn males and females have very different brain circuitry, and hormones dramatically shape their future thoughts, feelings and behavior in the first years of […]

Menstrual Cramps May Alter Women’s Brains

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Menstrual cramps are often dismissed as a mere nuisance, but new research suggests the monthly misery may be altering women’s brains. Researchers in Taiwan used a type of brain scan known as optimized voxel-based morphometry to analyze the anatomy of the brains of 32 young women who reported experiencing moderate to severe menstrual cramps on […]

The Wrong Amount Of Sleep Can Age Your Brain

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The amount of sleep we get can impact our mental health in later life, a study has warned. Sleeping too little or for too long disrupts how we think and can age the brain by up to seven years, the findings show. Getting less or more than the six to eight hours recommended sleep increases […]