Brain

Solving puzzles can improve your brain health.  Here's how.

Solving puzzles can improve your brain health. Here’s how.

On November 5, 2020, I purchased The Raconteur Puzzle from the New York Public Library. It’s a 1,000 piece puzzle illustrated by Australian artist Ilya Milstein and it features a colorful scene of friends getting together, drinking wine and generally living their best lives. It was a scene I often found myself in with friends …

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Human gene variant in ADHD, autism exposes sex-dependent neural signaling mechanisms

Stanford Medicine scientists awarded $10 million for sleep and autism research

A group of Stanford Medicine scientists have received about $10 million from the National Institutes of Health’s Autism Centers of Excellence program. The funding, announced by the NIH on September 6, will support research into the relationship between sleep dysregulation and autism symptoms. This is the first time that Stanford University has been designated a …

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By practicing brain yoga, you can protect your brain from the things that can lead to psychiatric problems. (Image via Unsplash/ Yayan Sopian)

How does yoga improve your concentration? 5 Best Brain Yoga Exercises You Should Try!

Brain yoga helps to improve your memory and your powers of concentration. Everything you can do, including talking, thinking, smelling and even breathing, is controlled by your brain, a mass of soft tissue that weighs less than 1.5 kg. In order for your body to continue to function efficiently, your brain must stay engaged. The …

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USC researchers identify drug that could treat cancerous brain tumors

USC researchers identify drug that could treat cancerous brain tumors

LOS ANGELES — Identifying a small-molecule drug that can target circadian clock proteins in the brain could prove effective in treating glioblastoma, the most common cancerous brain tumor in adults, it was announced Monday researchers at USC’s Keck School of Medicine. Glioblastoma is an aggressive disease. Patients survive on average only 15 months once they …

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New insights into brain changes and their effects on well-being

New insights into brain changes and their effects on well-being

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NOTICE: My sanity struggles during UGA Panhellenic sorority rush

NOTICE: My sanity struggles during UGA Panhellenic sorority rush

Bubblegum-scented lip gloss, ruffled dresses, and perfectly styled hair; potential new members, or PNMs for short, swarm around the Tate Student Center Plaza, preparing for the long day ahead. The whirlwind that was my formal sorority recruiting experience at the University of Georgia was nothing short of a dream streak. Being born and raised in …

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Carolyn Hansen: Happiness comes from within and exercise helps

Carolyn Hansen: Happiness comes from within and exercise helps

Endorphins are natural “feel good” hormones and are produced in the brain during intense physical activity. Photo / 123rf OPINION Happiness is almost a global obsession these days. The self-help shelves of bookstores and online websites are full of offers that promise to help you find or achieve happiness. We could define happiness as just …

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The relationship between particular brain circuits and different aspects of mental well-being – Neuroscience News

Summary: Understanding how changes in the brain relate to changes in well-being is essential for developing new targets for the treatment of mental health disorders. Source: University of Oxford Associate Professor Miriam Klein-Flügge and her colleagues looked at brain connectivity and mental health data from nearly 500 people. In particular, they looked at the connectivity …

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Human gene variant in ADHD, autism exposes sex-dependent neural signaling mechanisms

Human gene variant in ADHD, autism exposes sex-dependent neural signaling mechanisms

The prevalence, age of onset, and clinical symptoms of virtually all neuropsychiatric disorders differ between men and women. Disorders with a pronounced gender bias include attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), where the ratio of males to females diagnosed is approximately 4 to 1. If this biased ratio derives from roles played …

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