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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 ...

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 ...

Does eating chocolate improve your brain function?

Thanks to Dr Amy Reichelt for this tasty article!  Amy's research focuses on addictive memories, reward, motivation and behavioural control. She's particularly interested ...

Health Check: four key ways to improve your brain health

Health Check: four key ways to improve your brain health Anthony Hannan, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental ...

These are the 7 habits of highly healthy brains (in order of importance)

The relationships between our thoughts, our biology, the world around us, and our health and wellbeing are complex. Add ...

Gut-Brain Health – What Neuroscientists Are Calling “A Paradigm Shift”

The trillions of microbes that inhabit your body are collectively called the microbiome. They outnumber your own cells ten ...
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Does fasting improve mental acuity and help you live longer?

Todays guest blog post comes from Dr Devika Garg, a fresh PhD in neurosciences from the National University ...

The coffee drinker’s guide to better brain health

Two early-morning long blacks. A lunchtime flat white (especially if I'm near a cafe). And sometimes a sneaky ...
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How to become a centenarian – 9 lessons from the people who’ve lived the longest.

Late last year in my Meet the Neuroscientists interview series, I spoke to Charlene Levitan who studies centenarians ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.