Mind and Memory

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

Can’t Concentrate? You’re Probably Not Getting Enough of These 10 Foods

Are there meals that can mend your mind? We asked the experts for real brain foods: Here are the treats...


Is Soda Bad for Your Brain? The Science Is Seriously Scary

Before you pop open another can of cola, wrap your mind around this.


5 Brain-Boosting Foods That Will Make You Smarter

You are what you eat, as the saying goes. And if you add these foods to your diet, your


The Science Is In! This Diet Lets You Eat Your Way to a Younger, Healthier Brain

You already know that you are what you eat, but your food choices can have an even bigger effect on...


Why Some Songs Get Stuck in Your Head, According to Science

Psychologists explain why "Moves Like Jagger" has been playing on repeat in your mind since you stepped foot in the...


Don’t Feel Like Going to the Gym? Science Says Try This To Get Motivated

Why is it so hard to build motivation to work out? Science explains...


8 Reasons You’re Suddenly Forgetting Things

Good news! These surprising causes of memory problems are all fixable.


10 Things All Highly Creative People Do

Are you are an HCP (Highly Creative Person)? All of us are born creative, Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire...

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,...


Deadly Mind Tricks

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


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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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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,