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Cognitive Health

The Unexpected Reason Facebook May Be Good For Older Adults

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty

Spending time on Facebook has been shown to reduce stress levels, slow down heart rates and -- generally speaking -- just simply relax people. Now new...

GET PSYCHED! 4 Reasons Why You Should Be Intellectually Pumped RIGHT NOW

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

One of the most powerful messages coming out of the brain fitness science these days is that having intellectual passions is a major factor in any good brain fitness plan.

5 Games Every Post50 Woman Should Know

Posted 11.16.2011 | Fifty

Along with dealing with defiant teens, adjusting to empty nests, and struggling through divorces - not to mention the plotting, scheming, and murder-f...

Brain Health: Why We Need Innovation For Better Cognitive Health Care

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alvaro Fernandez

A final step toward improv­ing stan­dard med­ical prac­tice will be to bet­ter align finan­cial incen­tives for deliver­ing higher quality care.

Anti-Aging for Your Brain

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

Have you noticed little lapses in your memory as you're getting older? Could it be you're not getting enough exercise?

ADHD: Linked to Pesticide Exposure

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

A new study suggests that pesticide exposure is linked to the development of ADHD.

Alzheimer's Disease: Is Our Health Care System Ready?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Not enough attention seems focused on ensuring health care systems' preparedness to deal with cognitive health issues -- with Alzheimer's Disease as the most dramatic example.

Public Libraries: Community-Based Health Clubs for the Brain

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Libraries are taking on a new mission to help promote cognitive health in their communities and using the concept of brain fitness.

Debunking 10 Brain Health Myths

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Think about this: How can anyone take care of his or her brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other?

Goldman Environmental Prize: Change the World, Change Your Brain

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alvaro Fernandez

I just came back from an inspiring Goldman Prize Award ceremony, where seven grassroots environmental change-makers were recognized for their work and resiliency.

Top 11 Books for Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We've compiled the 10 Most Popular Brain Fitness & Cognitive Health Books, based on book purchases by SharpBrains' readers during 2008.

Exercise Body and Brain for Lifelong Cognitive Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

The American Medical News, just published an excellent article to bring recent brain fitness research into doctor's attention.