Study: Regular consumption of blueberries can reverse cognitive decline among the elderly

Study: Regular consumption of blueberries can reverse cognitive decline among the elderly

( Natural News ) Blueberries are full of beneficial antioxidants. According to a study published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience , eating wild blueberries regularly can help reverse cognitive decline among the elderly . While conducting the study, researchers from the University of North…

Music on the brain: Listening can influence our brain’s activity

Music on the brain: Listening can influence our brain’s activity

Enlarge People have long tried to use music as a tool to improve their abilities. Soldiers chanted songs when marching into battle, sailors sang songs on long voyages, and cloth makers sang when weaving. But do we have any evidence that music makes a…

7 Natural Nootropics For Better Brain Performance: Which Is Best?

7 Natural Nootropics For Better Brain Performance: Which Is Best?

In today’s highly competitive world, popping a pill for extra brain power can be a tempting solution for those needing a quick boost in productivity, or hoping to get the creative juices flowing. Recent years have seen an enormous spike in demand for neuroenhancers…

Brain-zapping cap appears to boost memory for at least 1 month, early research finds

Brain-zapping cap appears to boost memory for at least 1 month, early research finds

A cap embedded with electrodes that deliver small electric zaps to the brain appeared to boost memory in a group of older adults for at least one month, according to a new study. The researchers say the technology, the results of which were published…

Modern humans generate more brain neurons than Neanderthals

The question of what makes modern humans unique has long been a driving force for researchers. Comparisons with our closest relatives, the Neanderthals, therefore provide fascinating insights. The increase in brain size, and in neuron production during brain development, are considered to be major…

Brain stimulation can improve the memory of older people

Brain stimulation can improve the memory of older people

Many of us will struggle to remember things as we get older. A gentle form of brain stimulation might help, according to new research. The approach appears to boost the memories of older people and help them remember lists of words. The technique can…

Nootropics That Actually Might Work, Say Experts

Nootropics That Actually Might Work, Say Experts

People are turning to nootropics for a boost in mental performance, memory and creativity and the supplements , which are touted to improve and enhance cognitive functions, are gaining in popularity, but do they work? “While some of these claims may be exaggerated, there…

How Nature Nurtures the Brain

How Nature Nurtures the Brain

A new study investigates how a walk outdoors has positive effects on the brain. Living in cities can increase one’s risk of developing anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia. A new study investigated the brain processes underlying the positive effects on stress of taking a walk…

3 Easy Ways to Prioritize a Healthy Gut-Brain Connection

3 Easy Ways to Prioritize a Healthy Gut-Brain Connection

Simple steps for healthy communication between your brain and gut. Key points A healthy gut-brain connection may be a key to healthy mood and cognition. Eating certain foods that prioritize a diverse microbiome may support gut-brain wellness. Our gut immunity plays a major role…

The ‘best way’ to keep your brain healthy and to optimise its output – 7 points to follow

The 'best way' to keep your brain healthy and to optimise its output - 7 points to follow

WE KNOW that the food we eat directly impacts the health and function of our digestion, heart, liver, skin and more. So why not our brain as well? One expert recommended seven specific ways to support your brain power through diet. What is omega…