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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 ...

Busy brains build resilience to ageing. (Part 6 of Your Brain at 100)

This is part 6 of a series of lessons in brain health from our elders — those folk ...

Why women live longer than men (Part 4 of Your Brain at 100).

All over the world, women live longer than men. In Australia in 2016, the median age at death ...

Can we predict who will reach 100? (Part 3 of Your Brain at 100)

Can we predict who will receive a telegram from the Queen? Are centenarians grown-up versions of the exceptionally ...

When does old age begin? (Part 1 of Your Brain at 100 series)

This is part 1 of a series of lessons in brain health from our elders — those folk ...

Six Brain-Based Solutions to Beat Stress.

Stress is an inevitable part of life. We feel 'stressed' when real or imagined pressures exceed our perceived ...

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 ...

Growing resilient children. 10 neuroscience facts all parents and teachers should know.

By Mariana Rickmann PhD. What do parents who also happen to be scientists (like me) do when faced with ...

How does the microbiome influence our health? (Part 2)

  This is the second post in a series exploring the neurobiology of the gut-brain connection published in ...

When meditation fails. Five alternative ways to calm your anxious mind.

Interest in meditation and mindfulness as ways to reduce stress have exploded in popularity, and they're great tools ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.