If you don’t keep your mind active, your brain can lose some of its functionality as you age, which causes memory loss, brain fog, and even Alzheimer’s, studies show. A well-stimulated brain elevates your mood, which helps you feel better on the inside. Brain-training efforts designed to improve working memory can also boost scores in… Read more

Life moves fast, and finding enough hours in the day to get everything done is, at times, a seemingly impossible task. Scheduling, whether keeping a calendar, a to-do list, or setting a smartphone reminder, is a saving grace for many people trying to accomplish as much as they can, as efficiently as they can. But… Read more

Clarkson University researchers say a chocolate bar might help you negotiate your next business deal better. The team is gearing up for a series of studies on the effects of caffeine, cocoa and dark chocolate on cognitive function and fatigue. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy & Physician Assistant Studies Ali Boolani is researching the effects… Read more

If you want to hold onto your brain cells, you may need to change your media habits. Focusing on one task at a time is good for your health. That’s the lesson from a recent university study that found that using multiple devices at once was linked to a loss of brain tissue. Previous studies… Read more

Increases in both self-control and timing precision as a result of a time-based intervention have been shown by researchers at Kansas State University. The research may be an important clue for developing behavioral approaches to treat disorders like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, substance abuse and obesity. To look at impulsivity, researchers studied rat behavior, as… Read more