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For a Healthier Brain, Go Dancing!

Exercise has long been considered a smart way to keep you brain healthy. Which exercise is best? It’s dancing—and here’s why…

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Is Your Brain Slowing Down? Tricks to Stay Sharp

Mind not as quick as it used to be? Don’t panic. Here are a variety of strategies to keep your brain and memory in top form as you age…

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Could a Memory-Boosting Brain Implant Help Those With Dementia?

An experimental brain implant can give a memory boost for those tip-of-the-tongue moments. Here’s how it works—and what it might mean for the future…

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Sleep-Deprived? Eat Chocolate!

Already known to have many health benefits, cocoa might also reverse cognitive decline from aging and sleep loss according to new research.

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Forgetting Is Good for Your Brain

You might think that remembering is always a good thing. But the ability to forget helps us make better decisions, according to neuroscientific studies.

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Dementia and Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

For people with dementia, the normal filters on sexual statements and actions can disappear. Here are some ways to handle uncomfortable situations.

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How Making Music Can Boost Your Brain Power

For people who like to do brain “exercise,” working crossword puzzles or playing computer games is pretty standard fare. But…

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Strokes Can Cause Memory Loss, Too

Alzheimer’s disease is the most widely recognized form of dementia. But there’s another cause of memory loss that people should…

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Get Smart Quick

Quick tricks for mental alertness.

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A New Take on Alcohol and Brain Health

Even moderate drinking is bad for the aging brain. Recent research: Over a 30-year period, people in Great Britain who…

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A Nap After Lunch Makes You Smarter

Afternoon naps are no longer guilty pleasures. New research finds that a postlunch snooze, if it's not too long, is…

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When Dementia Doesn’t Start with Memory Loss

Jane thinks she needs new eyeglasses because she’s having trouble reading and seeing objects right in front of her. Joe’s…

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Saunas Are Great for Your Brain!

It’s always a pleasant surprise when something that feels good turns out to actually be good for you! Here’s a…

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It May Not Be Alzheimer’s After All

People joke about having the occasional “senior moment,” but the humor partly deflects an unsettling concern: What if this memory…