Memory Loss – What Is Normal And What Is Not

  With age, you may worry that your memory is not as sharp as it once was. This may be true. But if memory loss doesn’t interfere with your ability to function independently, it can be part of the normal aging experience. On the other hand, even if it doesn’t disturb your daily life, it […]

Is Your Job Bad For Your Brain?

  The daily grind — five days out of every seven, you wake up, go to work, leave work, go to bed. Rinse and repeat. There’s no way around it–if you’re working full-time, you spend almost half your waking hours on the job. So how does this affect your brain? Research all over the world […]

Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?

  Blonde-haired women have many stereotypes to deal with. Supposedly they have more fun, less brainpower, and are the preferred object of many a man’s affections. The first two are just that, stereotypes. But the third, that gentlemen prefer blondes, may actually have some grounding in truth. For years, scientists have argued over why, in […]

10 Ways to Fall Asleep Fast

  If you recall the 2002 film, Insomnia, you would remember Al Pacino’s character suffered from the sleep disorder that took a toll on both his physical appearance and mental stability. Globally, millions of individuals suffer from insomnia, some without even realizing the existence of their symptoms until years later. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation can lead […]

Healthy Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

This healthy chocolate smoothie recipe is not only delicious, it is packed full of nutrients that have been shown to increase mood, improve concentration, and give you focus. It is quick and easy to make, and if you have a Vitamix blender it will turn out perfectly blended. All of the ingredients should be organic […]

9 Reasons Golf Is Good For Your Brain

Golf Is Good For Your Brain

  Golf is a game that not only challenges your physical skill but also your ability to stay calm and focused. It turns out, it’s also a great way to boost your brain power. No matter what your handicap, golf can provide a fun, social way to stimulate your brain, increase your self esteem and sharpen […]

Why You Forget What You Were Doing When You Walk Into A Room

Why You Forget

  The brain is the least understood organ in the human body: Three pounds of tightly organized and highly specialized cells that guide every thought, action, and heartbeat, of your life. It is where we store memories, how we balance our checkbooks, and where we feel emotions. But every so often our brains let us […]

Word Picture Puzzles #2

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The Violin And The Lake

I stumbled onto this gorgeous optical illusion that is sure to delight our music lovers. At first glance it appears to be a serene photo of a lake, but upon further inspection you should see that the islands – and their reflection – are in the shape of a violin.

Word Picture Puzzle #1

Word Picture Puzzle #1

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