Today’s Solutions: June 16, 2024

What are neurobics? Memory co

What are neurobics? Memory coach Jim Kwik's 3 brain-boosting tips

We typically highlight the importance of physical strength training in the domain of well-being, but what about our brain? Jim Kwik, author of Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life, and renowned memory coach, emphasizes this analogy, saying, "Our Read More...

Video games

Playing video games benefit key regions of the brain

A recent study from Georgia State University found that sensorimotor decision-making skills were superior in regular video game players to those that didn’t play video games.  Gaming in the name of health “Video games are played by the overwhelming majority of our youth for more than three Read More...

Green spaces

Get healthy, go to a green space

We decided to revamp a couple of stories on the benefits of green spaces, for which there is an ever-growing body of evidence.  NPR’s Aaron Scott recently spoke with environmental psychologist Ming Kuo on green spaces and why we all seem to feel better walking down a city street lined with Read More...

Walking

Some people have improved cognition while on a walk

While the large majority of us work sitting at a desk, we’ve all had those flashes of insight or a string of new ideas while running or on a walk. It’s probably too much to ask that people do their jobs running on a treadmill, but new research shows some have improved cognition while Read More...

Cognition in Green Space

Living in green space could greatly help your brain health

Your life is one long equation adding up to different results over your life. The factors in the equation could be your time spent with loved ones over time spent at work used to calculate the result of your overall happiness.  Researchers from Boston University’s School of Public Health have Read More...

Aging balance puzzles

Research finds your brain health now could affect your balance later

It should be our goal, everyone’s goal, to live long and to live well. Investing in your later years doesn’t just mean putting away and investing money or buying a house. It means strengthening our relationships, staying mentally and physically active, and utilizing preventative health care. As Read More...

Young woman exercising following instructions on screen

This simple exercise can improve your brain power

If squats are part of your daily routine, then we have good news for you! Doing just a few minutes of this resistance exercise can go a long way towards improving your brain power and making you smarter, according to recent research. Squats are often used by fitness trainers to improve strength Read More...

Woman wears virtual reality headset

Virtual reality may just revolutionize how neuroscientists study the brain

A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany is using virtual reality to help us shed some light on one of the world’s greatest mysteries: emotions and our human brains. For years, researchers have struggled to figure out how Read More...

Drinking tea regularly may hel

Drinking tea regularly may help your brain stay sharp

Tea has long been touted for its wide array of health benefits, including mood improvement and cardiovascular disease prevention. But finding substantial evidence to back up these claims is more challenging, especially when searching for tea's benefits on brain health. Now, thanks to scientists Read More...