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Christmas the most isolating time of year for people living with dementia

New research from Alzheimer’s UK has shown that over half of people affected by dementia find Christmas the most isolating time of the year. While most of us excitedly begin

Teaching Children to Love Books

We are now living in the e-book age, so it may be difficult to raise a child to love books. Research suggests that there is still good reasons to raise

Changes in Brain Structure Linked to Depression

Depression is one of the most common forms of disability. 350 million people suffer from it and there are 800,000 suicides as a result of it not being treated, every

PTSD Can Affect the Brain Physically and Psychologically

A study has proposed that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) not only has a psychological effect on the brain but could have a physical effect too. Intense psychological stress or an

How Playing An Instrument Benefits Your Brain

In the past few decades, neuroscientists have made huge breakthroughs in understanding how our brains work. They use machines called FMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) and PET (positron emission tomography)

How the Food We Eat Affects The Brain (Ted Ed)

If you took all the moisture out from the brain you will be left with fats, amino acids, glucose, proteins, and micronutrients. All of these have an impact on your

The Nature of Things: Untangling Alzheimer's

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe

Cogniciti's Brain Health Assessment

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to

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