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How does fitness affect the aging brain?

We all know that exercise is good for us—it can help us lower blood pressure and cholesterol, maintain a healthy weight, and even improve mood and sleep. But can exercise improve the brain, especially as ...

Apr 01, 2014
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Swiss building provides refuge for the hypersensitive

No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phone use—the list of rules at a newly opened apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich is long. For a reason: the structure has been purpose built for people who say exposure to everyday ...

Apr 06, 2014
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What songbirds tell us about how we learn

When you throw a wild pitch or sing a flat note, it could be that your basal ganglia made you do it. This area in the middle of the brain is involved in motor control and learning. And one reason for that ...

Apr 08, 2014
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