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Dietary Supplement Curcumin May Actually Fight Off Cognitive Decline... Cognitive decline is something that many of us worry about, whether it’s due to genetics and dealing with family members who have suffered, or because we have been impacted by … ...
Video Games and Cartoon Characters Up Kids’ Fruit and... Want kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? Stop with the nagging and learn from the fast food and video game industry what works. Two recent studies show that using … ...
Toxic alzheimer's protein spreads through brain via extracellular space A toxic Alzheimer’s protein can spread through the brain via the extracellular space that surrounds the brain’s neurons, finds a new study.
Mood Disorders & Family Vacations August is around the corner and a lot of families will be taking off to enjoy time together, and embark on fun adventures with their loved ones. This can be … ...
Tips for Sleeping Peacefully While Anxious Based on my experience, there are two main reasons for trouble sleeping: either you are excited about something or you are anxious about something. I can still vividly remember that night before we as a family were leaving for Washington, DC for the first time. … ...
Probiotics May Stop Sadness Becoming Depression How four weeks of supplementation can help stop a sad mood getting worse.  
New Research Asks, “Does Why You Look at Porn Matter?” New study links “escapist porn use” to negative life consequences.
Family Discussions About Dysfunction: Use of Disclaimers In discussing repetitive dysfunctional patterns with important family members in order to improve relationships, one helpful strategy is the use of certain introductory statements.
What Coping Strategies Work Best in Competitive Sports?... Sports is as much about the mental game as the physical game. Competitive athletes have to perform well under pressure, keep their cool during shifts in momentum, and stay focused while they push their bodies to the limit. Athletes have several different kinds of coping strategies they use to deal...
Couples and Adoption- 6 Key Benefits of Adopting Older...   More than 101,000 children wait for permanent homes in the United States. Most of the children needing a stable home are school-aged or older. Although, most people think about … ...
Bipolar Living: Love Strongly and Live Daily Last night, I was walking Ladybug to release the stress of the day back into the earth (hence, get grounded) and while walking, I came upon my cousin’s husband, Jon, … ...
Body-mind meditation can boost attention and health, lower stress Meditation has long been promoted as a way to feel more at peace. But research shows it can significantly improve attention, working memory, creativity, immune function, emotional regulation, self-control, cognitive and school performance and healthy habits while reducing stress.
Infantile memory study points to critical periods in early-life learning for brain development A new study on infantile memory formation in rats points to the importance of critical periods in early-life learning on functional development of the brain. The research reveals the significance of learning experiences over the first two to four years of human life.
Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits Cognitive brain training improves executive function whereas aerobic activity improves memory, according to new research.
Human intelligence measured in the brain Human intelligence is being defined and measured for the first time ever. It turns out that the more variable a brain is, and the more its different parts frequently connect with each other, the higher a person's IQ and creativity are.
4 Reasons Why I often wonder why teens like me. Beneath my short brown hair is mostly grey. I am at the point in my career where I could be their grandmother in … ...
Confidence-Building and the Special Olympics Tommy was terrified to travel to Columbus. He was scheduled to compete in the Special Olympics that weekend. Tommy has anxiety disorder, ADHD and autism, and anything out of the ordinary such as a road trip to a place he’d never been before threw him … ...
Are You Making Excuses for Your Toxic Mother? The task of understanding how you’ve been wounded by your childhood experience is both difficult and fraught. It’s not just that connecting the dots is hard: Seeing that your problems … ...
Today I Love People Talking About Books Today I love people talking about books, even though I hardly read any more. I love remembering that I used to read every day and often had four or more … ...
Future Thinking and False Memories Have you ever had a vivid memory that turned out to be false? New research suggests that false memories may actually be associated with a number of positive psychological traits.