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Optical illusion tricks brain - Study

I really wanted to reproduce this just because the illusion seemed so cool to me. I don’t know that you can benefit from in any way, but to enjoy it. 243 more words

Brain

Running and Listening to Your Mind

One of the reasons for starting my blog was that it was a way of keeping a diary of my thoughts and observations that arise whilst running and seeing what benefits can be shared with others. 617 more words

Positive Thinking

StarFire Teja's Ten Tips for a Healthy Brain

When you’re doing a lot of mental thinking work, it’s important to take good care of your brain. To keep your brain energized, relaxed, flexible, open, and super-powered, try these tips for a healthy brain: 325 more words

Health

Drawing is Better than Writing for Memory Retention - Study

Regular readers know that I am a senior citizen, turning 79 next month. My family has a history of dementia in general and Alzheimer’s Disease in particular. 503 more words

Aging

Evidence Based Nutritional Strategies for the Aging Brain

I recently had a training from Michael Lara MD on nutrition and healthy brain. Here are a few tidbits from that training.

The brain ages due to chronic stress which up regulates inflammation, increases cortisol, increases free radicals and synaptic glutamate. 120 more words

Depression

Yoga breathing exercises can sharpen your mind - Study

It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that meditation and ancient breath-focused practices, such as pranayama, strengthen our ability to focus on tasks. A new study by researchers at Trinity College Dublin explains for the first time the neurophysiological link between breathing and attention. 848 more words

Brain

Exercise and be happy - Infographic

I have written so many times about the benefits of exercise on the body and brain that this almost seems repetitious. On the other hand, it is nice to see the exact hormones at work. 25 more words

Exercise