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I am Proud of My Scatterbrain

I have just finished reading Scatterbrain: How the Mind’s Mistakes Make Humans Creative, Innovative, and Successful by neuroscientist Henning Beck. Now I feel much better …

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Exercise Smarts

While working on this article, I have become excited again about the amazing research which shows over and over again the profound effect regular exercise …

Outsmarting Dementia

Outsmarting Dementia

Hands up if you have ever worried about getting Alzheimer’s. You cannot do anything about getting older every day, but you can seriously reduce your …

Changing a Lifetime Habit

I have decided to change a lifetime habit which has cost me, and continues to cost me, thousands and thousands of dollars. This habit allows …

Working with Your Memory to Find a Lost Item

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to find a misplaced item. The pressure to find it increases exponentially when it is something really important …

Good News for Modern Brains

Before birth, a baby has learned to recognize its mother’s heartbeat. Some babies have learned how to suck their thumbs. At birth, the brain is …

Musical Memories Ease Dementia

Do you worry about getting dementia? I do. It is one of the reasons I am so interested in getting and keeping my brain as …

Your Gut has a Brain

We have been hearing a lot about the importance of our gut bacteria these days, so I was very interested to read The Diet Myth …