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Book Review: Spark by John Ratey - The Book That Saved My Life

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain

By John J. Ratey, MD (2008)

Two summarizing quotes:

“Exercise is the single most powerful tool you have to optimize your brain function.” pg. 623 more words

Midlife Musings


This article, written by james Hopper, Ph.D., provides a basic overview of how brain functioning operates during and after a traumatic event, and how those functions affect memories. 221 more words

Executive Branch

The Effect Of Beet On Brain And Overall Health

Beetroot or beet is, probably the funniest the vegetable in the hemisphere. It is mostly round in shape but times it comes out with utmost disfigure. 545 more words

Why take a body + brain break

You might find yourself doing all kinds of things to reach your step goal for the day.  Pacing while talking on the phone, marching at your standing desk while working, taking more trips up and down the stairs while cleaning.  334 more words

Health And Wellbeing

Freaking Out in The Love Zone

A scientific look at triggers, cognitive dissonance and how our brain works. 566 more words


The importance of sleep has never evaded me…

I just forget about it from time to time.

And then I am brutally reminded of it in situations like tonight, when I am practically breaking down in tears over my first assignment in grad school, which happens to be one that really is not a big deal, but that I just dislike and don’t want to do, and my tired brain cannot cope with the task at hand combined with exhaustion and dislike and rustiness of subject.

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Alzheimer’s symptoms may be predicted during eye exam

With three cases of Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia in my family I have serious interest in all variations of cognitive impairment. Hence, this latest work from Washington University School of Medicine. 762 more words