These brain exercises can help improve your memory and prevent age-related dementia.
What Facebook is doing to your brain is kind of shocking. Wow.
It's time to rethink our friendships at 2:00... Social media and our mobile devices have redefined the way we connect and communicate with each other. And th...
How Trauma Rewires the Brain
Our brains are mysterious and complex organs, made up of billions of neurons. They control virtually everything we do, from breathing to blinking. And, our brains are ever changing. Each new memory or thoug...
This Is What It Is Like to Live With a Brain Injury
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Tuning the brain: how piano tuning may cause changes to brain structure
Wellcome Trust-funded scientists at UCL have shown that working as a piano tuner may lead to changes in the structure of the memory and navigation areas of the brain. The study, published today in the Journal of Neuroscience, shows that these structural differences correlate with the number of years of experience a piano tuner has accumulated Piano tuning involves listening to the sound of two notes…
How A Wandering Brain Can Help People Cope With Pain
Prescription painkillers don't work for many people, and some people are helped by treatments like meditation that don't rely on drugs. The varied responses may stem from fundamental differences in how people's brains react to pain. Some minds can wander away from pain, while others just can't turn away.
How Alcohol Addiction Attacks the Brain
There is a lot of controversy over how to view alcoholism: Is it a disease or a matter of choice It would seem, at first glance, that “addiction” and “choice” are mutually exclusive, and therefore alcohol addiction must be a problem of compulsion rather than rational agency. The American Medical Association defined alcoholism as a disease in 1956. Under the disease model, the addicted brain has…
Here’s a guide to your child’s brain development
The noggin, the noodle, the brain: no matter what you call it, understanding it – and the way it changes throughout a child’s development – is one of the most important parts of parenting Parents often want a quick answer – preferably before someone starts crying (and we’re not just talking about the children). But when it comes to the brain, there’s a lot to learn, and even the experts don’t have it all figured out. “If the brain is five miles, we…
How Hearing Aids Can Boost Brain Function
Whereas in the early 1900s it was concluded that the brain ceased changing in adolescence, we now understand that the brain changes through life.
How Nutrition Harmonizes the ADHD Brain
Complex carbohydrates, omega-3 fatty acids, lean protein, and certain vitamins all help our brain cells carry out their functions efficiently and effectively. In an ADHD brain, these foods and nutr…
10 Tips for Better Sleep After Brain Injury
Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop…
Study finds how child abuse changes the brain
Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, scientists said on Monday.
How is brain surgery performed?
Dr. Greg Foltz of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute describes the routine and frequency of brain surgery. Computer brain mapping produces a three-dimensiona...
How and Why Learning a Musical Instrument Improves Your Brain
Learning how to play a musical instrument can boost your brainpower. It can even heal. Here's how and why you need to pick up that old guitar and start strumming ...
How to fight Alzheimer's with a brain health check
Alzheimer’s disease currently ranks as the sixth-leading cause of death in the US.
Taking Music Lessons As A Kid Could Physically Change Your Brain
Taking music lessons as a child won't just give you a greater appreciation for music, or make you better at keeping a beat -- a small new study suggests ...
What is Body & Brain Yoga?
Body & Brain Yoga combines elements from a variety of Eastern practices to enhance your physical, mental and energetic health. Body & Brain practice helps yo...
Coffee On The Brain: What’s Happening When Roasting Coffee Beans?
Time to crack open another lesson on coffee! On this episode of Coffee On The Brain, we’ll learn about the process of roasting coffee beans.
Brain Injury Awareness Month: What You Need to Know
Brain injuries can have devastating consequences that linger long after initial treatment in the emergency department. The impact of a brain injury can last for life, but proper management and support can improve outcomes.