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Want Better Sleep? Try Opening a Window

December 5, 2017

People are trying everything from meditation apps, black-out curtains and white noise machines to sleep better. What if all you needed was your bedroom door? A new Dutch [...]

Can Exercise Make Your Brain Grow Bigger?

November 21, 2017

There’s no shortage of supplements promising to boost your brain power, but a new study indicates you don’t have to turn to Ginkgo Biloba for mental health. Instead, [...]

5 Quick Relaxation Techniques

November 14, 2017

Tap a pressure point. Using your thumb, apply pressure to the spot where your wrist and palm form a crease right in line with the base of the pinkie. Hold or gently massage [...]

Can Physical Exercise Prevent Dementia?

July 24, 2017

Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers at Goethe University [...]

Can Forgetting Make You Smarter?

June 26, 2017

For most people having a good memory means being able to remember more information clearly for long periods of time. For neuroscientists too, the inability to remember was [...]

How Being Overweight May Affect Memory

November 1, 2016

Want to stay sharp well into old age? Keep an eye on your waistline, suggests a recent study from the University of Arizona. Having a higher body mass index (BMI) can [...]
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