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The upside of anger.

We tend to think of our emotions such as anger, sadness or guilt, as something to avoid at ...
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The Pregnant Brain. Preparing the mind for motherhood.

This is a long read, download a PDF version of the article here. Motherhood changes everything Little did ...

Your life’s purpose. Why finding your passion is essential to maintaining brain health.

I've been writing this brain health blog since 2013, and it has changed my life and my career ...
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The neurobiology of the afternoon nap

One Saturday afternoon in June 2013, I found myself lying flat on my back in the middle of ...

Age-related muscle wasting and cognitive decline linked

by Blake Alec Miranda. We're all familiar with the concept that with ageing comes a gradual loss of ...

Ageing in harmony: why the third act of life should be musical

Playing music is good for people at all stages in their lives – including the elderly. Jeremy Brooks, ...

Five lifestyle changes to enhance your mood and mental health

We humans tend to forget we're wildlife, which is possibly why our planet is heading for climate change ...

Food for thought (Part 5)

The foods we eat can have a huge impact on our brain’s function. Neuroscientists show that rats fed ...

The emerging field of psychobiotics (Part 3)

Today in Part 3 of our series on the gut-brain axis, Drs Amy Reichelt and Sarah McKay discuss ...

Green time for your brain

With thanks to www.uksmobility.co.uk for this graphic.

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.