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Things You Can Do to Turbocharge Your Brain—Part Two

Based on her extensive research, Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. and expert in brain science, has developed seven suggestions for improving brain performance that anyone can implement. 239 more words


Things You Can Do to Turbocharge Your Brain—Part One

The human brain is the most powerful and complex electro-biochemical machine ever created—housing 100 billion neurons in a small calcium shell, laced with organic pumps, channels, and switches. 342 more words


Reflection: Leader of the Band

Did you see Twenty Feet From Stardom, a recent documentary about the life of backup singers? A few famous backup singers were highlighted, in particular Lisa Fischer, backup for Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. 308 more words

Feldenkrais Method

Working Longer May Improve Cognitive Health

While some baby boomers may be finding it necessary to continue working beyond age 65, they may be benefiting their cognitive health as well as their financial health. 330 more words

Brain Fitness

Signs of Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Early-onset Alzheimer’s is an uncommon form of dementia that strikes people younger than age 65. While it has been known to develop between ages 30 and 40, it is more common to see someone in his or her 50s who has the disease. 332 more words