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#Heat is the Enemy of #BrainPower

Ever notice how tired you get when it’s hot out? Well your brain feels and responds the same way to heat, according to a new study. The participants in this study weren’t just any subjects – they were Harvard students. … Continue reading

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Worship Your Brain with Nootropics

As our life becomes more computerized, we need to excel with our brains. Robots can take care of all the ‘heavy lifting’ but there needs to be a strong global command center, aka brain, regulating the body. A company is … Continue reading

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Good Reason for Low Alcohol Consumption

Not too long ago, a study explained to us that we need to sleep in order to help facilitate the waste out of our brain. When I read the study, it seemed like flushing the toilet of junk-collected in our cebrospinal fluid. … Continue reading

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Where Anxiety Lives in the Brain

Anxiety is common for one in five people. Thanks to a mouse study, researchers may be on the trail to identify where in the brain the neurons responsible for anxiety are housed. This new finding may help better treat the … Continue reading

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This Is Your #Brain on #Giving

It’s that time of year again! It’s the season for giving to others, whether it’s a platter of fresh baked cookies for your neighbor, a montage of pictures you took with your BFF, or a token of generosity to help … Continue reading

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#Marriage Is Good for Your #Brain

The next time you hear an old married couple complaining about their spouse’s foibles – congratulate them for lowering each other’s risk of dementia. We take it for granted when we have a loved one by our side, day-after-day. But … Continue reading

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Ridding Negative #Thoughts from Your #Life

Not sure about you but I’ve heard it’s unhealthy to play the all or nothing game. But when it comes to negative thoughts, it’s safe to say we can do without them. Easier said than done. Eat right. Get plenty … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to Sluggish #Brain

It’s not just an old wives tale – lack of sleep does crazy things to your brain. Heck, there’s a reason it’s part of Navy SEAL training. In fact, driving while sleep deprived is a little like driving drunk. Your reaction time … Continue reading

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#LifeHack for Protecting Your #Brain

I love me a good TED Talk. Today, I share a very important one for anybody who’s got a brain. If you’re reading this – I’m talking to you!  Let’s talk about that monumental global command system we know as … Continue reading

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The Switch in the #Brain for #Hunger

So the magical amino acids in mackerel, steak, avocados, and lentils can help quiet your hunger by making your brain register ‘tank full’. But this study explains this phenomenon, it’s our brain’s way of telling us to “put the fork … Continue reading

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