Healthy Brains

Healthy brains brings you articles, reports, and research updates that are related to brain health and how you can keep your brain healthy, and also get the best possible performance out of your brain at any age.

Eat Less to Live Longer

Eat Less to Live Longer

When we talk of healthy brains we automatically think of things like exercise and nutrition that I have covered at times here. But the thing we put into the brain most is oxygen. So, let’s have a quick look at how the air we breathe impacts brain performance.

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The Air You Breathe

The Air You Breathe

When we talk of healthy brains we automatically think of things like exercise and nutrition that I have covered at times here. But the thing we put into the brain most is oxygen. So, let’s have a quick look at how the air we breathe impacts brain performance.

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Love Yourself

Love Yourself

Can self-love help your brain? Self-love sounds like a good idea but it can be double-edged sword. Narcissism is clearly not a positive...

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The Anxious Brain

The Anxious Brain

Anxiety and emotional sensitivity increase the risk for many disorders Anxiety is considered a form of low-level fear. But its impacts can...

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Loneliness

Loneliness

​The importance of social contact and meaning in life for healthy brains Social connectedness is a critical factor for health and mental...

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Cortisol – Stress or Activation

Cortisol – Stress or Activation

Cortisol is a key hormone in the human body and brain. But in a lot of popular literature, it is considered the stress hormone. This is not just the popular literature, a standard way to measure stress physiologically in academic research is to measure levels of cortisol in saliva. So is cortisol just the stress hormone?

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Cognitive Games

Cognitive Games

Does playing games improve brain function? Reading time: about 6 minutes Cognitive games have risen with digital technologies and sound...

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