Psychology & Psychiatry

The power of kindness in improving brain health

Kindness is powerful and does not just affect the recipient's feelings—kindness can also impact an entire family's brain health. A cross-disciplinary team of researchers and clinicians from Center for BrainHealth at The ...

Neuroscience

Cognitive aging: Work helps our brain

A recent study shows that work plays an active role in keeping our brains healthy. "We have demonstrated the role of working activity on cognitive performance," Professor Raffaella Rumiati says. She is cognitive neuroscientist ...

Neuroscience

Cognitive training helps regain a younger-working brain

Relentless cognitive decline as we age is worrisome, and it is widely thought to be an unavoidable negative aspect of normal aging. Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, however, ...

Neuroscience

Striking a chord, NIH taps the brain to find how music heals

Like a friendly Pied Piper, the violinist keeps up a toe-tapping beat as dancers weave through busy hospital hallways and into the chemotherapy unit, patients looking up in surprised delight. Upstairs, a cellist plays an ...

Neuroscience

Heading the football 'affects memory'

Heading a football can significantly affect a player's brain function and memory up to a day, a study by researchers at Scotland's Stirling University has said.

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