iOS app Android app

Brain Exercises

Do Online 'Brain Exercises' Work? There's Finally A Gold Standard Study

The Conversation | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living

This story was originally published by The Conversation. The headlines The Telegraph: Alzheimer’s disease: Online brain training “improves daily l...

Do Crossword Puzzles Really Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 04.26.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Yesterday morning I arrived to visit Angela, one of the three ladies with Alzheimer's I volunteer to visit each week. I found her sitting at her beaut...

5 Winter Workouts To Keep Your Brain In Shape

Kayla Matthews | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

While it's very tempting to curl up in front of the TV on winter nights and mindlessly drown in your favorite show, doing so will make your brain lethargic, and winter's only just started!

Sanjay Gupta Shares 4 Ways To Strengthen Your Memory

Posted 06.24.2014 | OWN

By Sanjay Gupta, MD When I was younger, I had little trouble rattling off lots of information—phone numbers, names, random facts—but these days...

10 Apps To Boost Brainpower

Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living

By Perry Santanachote for Life by DailyBurn Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wa...

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Mind

Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Taylor Kubota for Men's Journal Whether it's becoming a Sudoku champion or remembering the name of someone you just met, everyone probably wishe...

Got Brain? Investing in Our Most Precious Asset in 2013

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We've made a lot of progress over the last century in understanding the brain, but it wasn't until the last few decades that we've come to understand the ways in which our everyday behaviors affect, for better or worse, our brain's health and performance.

Make Brain Fitness One of Your New Year's Resolutions

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

No matter your age, these simple tips will help maintain and improve your brain health, and may even help delay or slow the progression of memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.

The Science of Staying Young-at-Brain

Ben Thomas | Posted 02.09.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

As we grow up, we learn patience and self-control, and we grow more adept at our favorite hobbies. And our brains are gaining skills, too: As the birth of new neurons slows down, those cells are learning to communicate more efficiently.

10 Tools For A Healthy Brain

Fritz Strobl, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Fritz Strobl, M.D.

As a neurologist who has treated memory problems for more than 30 years, the question I hear every day is, "How can I keep my mind active and sharp?" Here are 10 ways that I recommend.

Is The Virtual World Creating A Virtual Brain?

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

According to a report by the National Endowment for the Arts, fewer than half of Americans over 18 read novels, short stories, plays or poetry.

A Brain-Based Solution To the Obesity Epidemic?

Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.

Maybe the answer to the current health crisis lies in not just eating and exercise recommendations, but in thinking about one's thinking more intelligently.

12 Surprising And Productive Brain Exercises

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books Wake Up and Live and Becoming a Writer (a useful resource for writers, by ...

Products To Keep Brain Sharp Now A Mini-Industry

New York Times | KATIE HAFNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

At the same time, boomers are seizing on a mounting body of evidence that suggests that brains contain more plasticity than previously thought, and ma...