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The Top Best Brain Posts Of 2016

Serotonin’s Role in Depression (and how to make more) Serotonin is a neurochemical that does so many different things in your body that it’s really tough to nail down its function precisely. Your brain’s prefrontal cortex, which primarily controls your personality and executive functioning, relies heavily on serotonin. Many studies have found higher levels of[...]

Your Brain Shrinks As Your Waist Expands

Numerous studies have documented that as a person’s weight and BMI (body mass index) increases, their brain shrinks in size. Excess weight often leads to obesity and diabetes. These conditions destroy synapses, wither blood vessels in your brain, batter neural pathways, and kill neurons. The result is a smaller brain. One study found that the brains of obese[...]

How Listening To Music Benefits Your Brain

It’s long been said that music is mind medicine. Advances in neuroscience and brain imaging are revealing what’s happening in the brain to prove this true. Research shows that listening to music can reduce anxiety, depression, blood pressure, and pain as well as improve sleep quality, mood, memory, increase some cognitive functions, enhance learning and concentration,[...]

The Top Brain Posts Of 2015

Just in case you missed any of them, here are the most popular posts from the past year: What’s The Difference Between Feelings And Emotions? Feelings and emotions are two sides of the same coin and highly interconnected, but are two very different things. Understanding the difference and putting into use can improve your life.[...]

Why You Always Choose The Slowest Checkout Line

You’re feeling pretty good about how you slipped into the shortest checkout line at the grocery store just before that woman with the buggy crammed so full of jumbo packs of toilet paper and paper towels that she could barely see over them. Your smugness quickly begins to fade as you realize that the elderly[...]

How To Easily Get A Better Brain Today

With over 28 million baby boomers projected to develop Alzheimer’s by 2050 and no cure in sight, prevention is the best bet to keep your brain healthy and functioning as long as you need it to. What you put in your mouth, how you handle pressure at work, what you do in you in your[...]