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Choosing Your Cognitive Destiny

Choosing Your Cognitive Destiny

In 1998, Dr. Peter Eriksson published a groundbreaking report in the journal Nature Medicine in which he described, for the first time, that the process of growing new brain cells, neurogenesis, occurs in hu...
Lifestyle Modulators of Neuroplasticity: How Physical Activity, Mental Engagement, and Diet Promote Cognitive Health during Aging

Lifestyle Modulators of Neuroplasticity: How Physical Activity, Mental Engagement, and Diet Promote Cognitive Health during Aging

Neurobiology of BDNF in fear memory, sensitivity to stress, and stress-related disorders

Neurobiology of BDNF in fear memory, sensitivity to stress, and stress-related disorders

Responsiveness of dentate neurons generated throughout adult life is associated with resilience to cognitive aging

Responsiveness of dentate neurons generated throughout adult life is associated with resilience to cognitive aging

Healthy lifestyle and the risk of Alzheimer dementia

Healthy lifestyle and the risk of Alzheimer dementia

3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In the wake of the global spread of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us have started to think more carefully about our health. How can we reduce our risk of infection and of...
Reducing Risk for Diabetes with Exercise

Reducing Risk for Diabetes with Exercise

While there has been so much attention as of late focused on infectious diseases, there is another epidemic that may have even wider implications—type 2 diabetes. In and of itself, diabetes is a significant ...
Physical activity and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis

Physical activity and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis

Alzheimer’s and Exercise – You Can Protect Your Brain

Alzheimer’s and Exercise – You Can Protect Your Brain

The number of Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease has continued to grow at a dramatic rate. Currently, it is estimated that some 5.8 million Americans (of all ages) have Alzheimer’s disease. By and ...
The depressogenic potential of added dietary sugars

The depressogenic potential of added dietary sugars