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Neuroscience

3 memory tips worth remembering

These small, simple steps could improve your ability to recall names, phone numbers and other important information.

Feeling glum? Just embrace it

Studies show you shouldn't browbeat yourself for your blue mood. Acknowledge and accept it—and then move on.

Can exercise slow Alzheimer’s?

Aerobic activity may slow the effects amyloid plaque has on the brain—especially if you start at an early stage.

4 keys to quality living

Learn to improve your resiliency in the face of adversity—and improve your focus on the here and now.

Feeling glum? It’s all in the wrist

Researchers have created a high-tech wristband that can change color based on the wearer's emotions, providing a new tool in the management of mood disorders.

Keep your wits sharp with brain bafflers

In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.

Alzheimer’s research eyes rogue proteins

Similar to an infection, misshapen forms of two proteins appear to spread through the brain.

Brush teeth, save brain?

Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.

Maybe later…

Scientists finally get around to finding procrastination's home in the brain.

Brains may be as unique as fingerprints

The combination of genetic and non-genetic influences affects not only the function of the brain, but also its anatomy.

Patient Story

‘They call me the million-dollar head’

His right side once paralyzed by a life-threatening brain hemorrhage, Fabian Vasquez is now back at school and riding a bike.

Battle explosions may cause memory problems

War veterans who have been close to bomb blasts score lower on memory tests and overall cognitive performance.