brain

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 [...]

Can Running Make You Smarter?

July 15, 2016

To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys. The study’s results [...]

Yoga May Be Good for the Brain

June 1, 2016

A weekly routine of yoga and meditation may strengthen thinking skills and help to stave off aging-related mental decline, according to a new study of older adults with early [...]
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