5 Things You Should NEVER Say To Your Aging Parents

There comes a day when we realize that our old man is actually getting pretty old. (Moms are included, we just didn’t want to ruin the phrase). And just like how there’s a really long list of things that would be super inappropriate to say to kids, there’s a list of things that we should […]

Selank: A Review

Selank is a neuropeptide with pronounced anxiolytic and —in a lesser extent— nootropic effects. The drug has been developed by the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and its benefits have already been proven in humans. Selank modulates the expression and balance of Interleukin-6 and T helper cell cytokines, which play […]

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: How Does it Affect the Brain?

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: How Does it Affect the Brain?

What is Vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient that maintains our neurological health and well being. Our bodies do not naturally produce Vitamin B12, so it is absolutely vital that we get it from other sources such as food or supplements. I personally was not concerned about my daily Vitamin B12 intake until […]

Learn another Language to Prevent Aging

Learn another Language to Prevent Aging

Guaranteed – whether it has already happened, or it has yet to happen – there will be one instance in your life where you forget something extremely trivial, whether you left your keys in the freezer, or you learn that you can’t remember your second daughter’s birthday, you realize that your memory isn’t as sharp […]

Reinvigorate Your Motivation!

Reinvigorate Your Motivation!

It might be at the end of a recent challenging project, or the end of the week, or you’re simply feeling burnt out – there will definitely be times when you’re slacking and you feel unmotivated to do any work at all. This might be acceptable in certain places, but in some stricter offices, you […]

Diabetes Shrinks the Brain

Diabetes Shrinks the Brain

If you’ve got a serious sweet tooth, and can’t go a day without munching on a candy bar, maybe this article might just make you reconsider your eating habits. While eating a lot of sweets and other high-carb food, it might be a good idea to watch your daily intake as these types of food […]

Ancient Food, Modern Cognitive Benefits

Ancient Food, Modern Cognitive Benefits

For this story, we want you to transport your brain back in time 2,000 years ago. Picture yourself somewhere on the Mediterranean. The waves are lapping up on the shore, temperatures are in the mid-70s, it is a sunny day, and you are feeling good. The beautiful climate matches the excellent food you are about […]

Different Exercise for Different Regions of the Brain

Different Exercise for Different Regions of the Brain

The brain likes when we exercise regularly. Its memory and focus functions are much sharper when we are able to get at least 20 minutes of exercise per day. This is a well-researched fact, and most people concerned about their cognitive health realize that they must also exercise to stay sharp. Proven in lab tests […]

The Discovery of Grid Cells in the Brain

The Discovery of Grid Cells in the Brain

Previously, we wrote about how grid cells are used by the human brain to help us understand where we are in relation to ourselves and our surroundings. This sort of awareness helps humans be able to create maps in their brains, and these maps help us find our way in new surroundings. In the previous […]