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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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Boost Your #Brain With the #MINDDiet

The saying you are what you eat applies especially to older adults who follow a Mediterranean diet. Tests on memory and attention showed that adults who followed more closely to the MIND diet were 35% less likely to have poor … Continue reading

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Reaching the #Climax of Your #Intelligence

If you’re under the impression that a degree alone makes an intelligent person, this psychologist has a different approach to gauging a well-rounded cerebral individual. When we consider all facets of life, the goal is to be balanced in our … Continue reading

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#Daughters Change #Dads #Brain

Dads of daughters and sons were shown to treat their toddlers differently in play, respectively. Dads of daughters were more attentive to toddler daughters than the dads were with toddler sons. This is what Behavior Neuroscience journal found when looking at the type … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to #EatingBrains

Lack of sleep can result in a lot of quirky behaviors, poor judgement and moodiness being well-known side effect of sleep deprivation. But did you know that chronic sleep deprivation can lead to the body eating away at the brain? … Continue reading

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