Mind and Memory

Improve your memory and maintain a healthy mind with our carefully curated articles that keep your mind sharp.

6 of the Best Brain-Boosting Activities With Science on Their Side

How you spend your leisure time can play a powerful role in protecting your brain from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease....


The Beautiful Life of Your Brain

A look at the neuroscience of our most human traits—love, anger, compassion—and how to harness your mental muscle for a...


These 11 Little Habits Are Blocking Your Creativity

Experts say everyone has the capacity to be creative, but many of our daily thoughts and actions may subtly sabotage...


10 Proven Ways to Boost Creative Thinking

Creativity isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. The latest psychological research shows that simple tweaks to your environment and behavior can make...


America’s 10 Sharpest, Smartest Cities

Based on a formula by leading cognition experts, we determined the 10 sharpest and smartest cities, looking at education level,...


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Brain Food: 4 Healthy Eats to Boost Your Smarts

Is your noggin foggy? Don't worry—the physicians of the hit TV show, The Doctors, are here to reveal the best...


Check Your Brain: What’s Normal, What’s Not?

Here's how to tell if your healthy brain's forgetfulness is fine ... or kind of funny.


Deadly Mind Tricks

Solid intuition or not, sometimes our gut instincts lead us to fatal errors. Learn about the brain science behind five...

4 Ways Your Brain is Playing Tricks on You

It puts itself on autopilot. You say:  “As I pulled into the office parking lot this morning, I realized I


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How to Save Your Brain from Online Overload

Do you check your text messages while giving your child a bath? Do you take your Blackberry with you on


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What’s Better for Your Brain: Weights or Cardio?

What kind of workout is best to give your brain a healthy boost at the gym?


Cell Phone Safety Tips

A new report suggests cell phones are linked to brain cancer. Until more findings are reported by the World Health...


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5 Strategies to Improve Your Memory

While you're working on your word skills with the exercises in this chapter, also learn and practice the following strategies,...


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4 Brain Boosters

Researchers used to think people lost 30 percent of their neurons as they aged. Now neuroscientists say that if you’re


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How the Brain Benefits With Aging

Recently, I tried—really tried—to buy a book for my book club. I went online and ordered The Alchemist, by Paulo


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Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Brain

It is important to recall that our brain does not operate in isolation from the rest of the body. Rather,

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Make Your Home “Brain Healthy”

There are five factors or slices of the brain health pie. These include 1. socialization, 2. physical activity, 3. mental


7 Dumb Things We Do And 8 Tricks To Keep Errors at Bay

We all know the expression “To err is human.” And this is true enough. When something goes wrong, the cause