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Neuroscience

Marriage—the smart person’s move?

Wedded bliss engenders a healthier lifestyle and social stimulation, both of which may benefit brain health.

Stronger workout, stronger memory

At greater intensity, exercise leads to better memory and more protein involved in the growth, function and survival of brain cells.

How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Patient Story

‘They make you feel like you’re somebody’

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

Teaching an old brain new tricks

Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.

Patient Story

‘She has a guardian angel’

When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.

Super-ager brains stay young

Study: Mentally sharp older folks have brains that don't shrink in key regions, unlike the brains of people with memory loss.

Scientists pinpoint speech center of brain

Only one part of the brain "hears" speech.