brain

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Are brains gendered?

silhouettes of male and female brains

Are brains gendered?

Computers can see a distinction, but the legitimacy of findings is doubtful.

Exercising for brain function

How exercise helps your brain function

Exercising for brain function

Exercising helps your brain health and function in a number of ways.

Why more women get Alzheimer’s

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Why more women get Alzheimer’s

Study hints at menopause being a major player in cognitive decline.

Is the brain affected by COVID-19?

Is the brain affected by COVID-19?

Is the brain affected by COVID-19?

A new study and reports from around the world suggest COVID-19 can affect brain function.

How to retrain your brain in a crisis

How to retrain your brain in a crisis

How to retrain your brain in a crisis

If things get overwhelming, it’s important to take care of yourself and your brain.

Charting a course through retirement

happy middle aged people learning

Charting a course through retirement

There are huge positives to maintaining your learning, even post-retirement.

The best exercise for your brain

tying up shoes before a quick run in the country

The best exercise for your brain

Scientists find that ‘changing it up’ is the type of training that is ideal for ...

Alzheimer’s ‘vaccine’ to be tested

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Alzheimer’s ‘vaccine’ to be tested

A dementia ‘vaccine’ is about to be tested in a series of human trials in ...

What your brain wants you to know

Five things your brain wants you to know

What your brain wants you to know

Retired author Bruce Manners says the research is loud and clear when it comes to ...

Why memories flood back

Why memories flood back when you visit places from your past

Why memories flood back

A lifetime of memories… but not always readily accessible.

Your brain when you travel

What happens to your brain when you travel?

Your brain when you travel

Travelling benefits your brain from the moment you start daydreaming about plans and lasts long ...

Are you smarter than a monkey?

Monkeys outperform humans in cognitive flexibility tests

Are you smarter than a monkey?

Are you smarter that a monkey? Maybe not, according to a problem-solving study that pitted ...

How podcasts exercise your brain

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How podcasts exercise your brain

Research reveals the power of the spoken word to stimulate the brain.

Pigs’ brains ‘rebooted’ after death

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Pigs’ brains ‘rebooted’ after death

Research could lead to breakthrough for Alzheimer’s and stroke patients.

What alcohol does to brain and body

How alcohol affects your brain and body

What alcohol does to brain and body

Research suggests that every alcoholic drink changes you. Here’s how.

Can certain foods make you smarter?

Can eating certain foods make you smarter

Can certain foods make you smarter?

Keeping track of what is considered ‘healthy’ can be hard. But it could be vital. ...

Making bad memories ‘safe’

Learning to cope with bad memories

Making bad memories ‘safe’

You can't 'erase' bad memories, but you can learn ways to cope with them.

Signs you may have a brain tumour

Signs you may have a brain tumour

Signs you may have a brain tumour

Your skull is hard and your brain is soft, so as a tumour grows it ...

A crossword could do all this?

A crossword could do all this?

A crossword could do all this?

If you tackled this morning’s crossword, you helped your brain to a happier place.

How your diet can dent your mood

How your diet can dent your mood

How your diet can dent your mood

Can we eat our way to mental health?

New dementia trigger revealed

Common sleep disorder linked to dementia

New dementia trigger revealed

A common sleep disorder has been identified as a possible cause of dementia.

Craving chips is not your fault

It’s not your fault if you reach for the fries first

Craving chips is not your fault

Blame the brain but watch the waistline.

Top tactics for a better memory

Top tactics for a better memory

Top tactics for a better memory

Want to know the best tactics for remembering names and other information?

Understanding dementia to save lives

dementia death

Understanding dementia to save lives

Few people understand the real nature of dementia.

Is brain food a myth?

brain food

Is brain food a myth?

Are there really foods that help your brain, or is it a myth?

Brain test predicts risk of death

3d image of a human brain

Brain test predicts risk of death

Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.

Does your brain retire when you do?

Does your brain retire when you do?

Does your brain retire when you do?

There are benefits to keeping your brain active after retirement.

How healthy is your brain?

Doctor with stethoscope and brains on the tablet in the hands in hospital

How healthy is your brain?

Find out if your brain is healthy and how you can improve its function.

Hobbies that make you smarter

Senior man learning the guitar a hobby that can make you smarter

Hobbies that make you smarter

You can become smarter during your downtime with these hobbies.

Best apps for an active brain

Best apps for an active brain

Best apps for an active brain

Why not give your brain a workout with these free brain game apps?

Maintaining a healthy brain

Maintaining a healthy brain

Maintaining a healthy brain

Simple steps that will help you look after your brain.

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