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Insomniac? Your Brain Structure Might Be Different

Tara Pattilachan | Posted 04.18.2016 | Science
Tara Pattilachan

Everyone knows that lack of sleep can affect your brain in a negative way. A good night's sleep is essential to improving memory, learning, and mental health. However, recent studies have discovered that insomnia has been linked to white matter abnormalities.

Brain Damage Caused by Drinking Alcohol Could Be Reversed by Aerobic Exercise

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

These findings revealing the protective effects of aerobic exercise on preventing white matter brain damage in drinkers are compelling and valuable, regardless of whatever biological link to explain this correlation may be found in the future.

Chimp Brain Research Reveals Secret Of Human Intelligence

Posted 12.19.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/18/2012 08:28 PM EST on LiveScience Despite sharing 98 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, ...