Having a drink (or two) is one way to nod off more quickly, but how restful is an alcohol-induced slumber?
It’s no secret that our ability to remember things dulls as we get older. Now researchers have some clues about why that happens.
Our online musings may not be so ephemeral after all
Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other …
Mistaken eyewitness identification is a major cause of false convictions, but a new lineup technique could improve bystanders’ accuracy
Increasingly, research suggests that obesity is bad for your brain. Maintaining a normal weight in midlife may be a good way to keep your brain healthy as you age
Many aging women add soy to their diets for its widely touted health benefits. But a recent study finds that better brain function isn’t one of them.
Strong recall may be genetically associated with heightened flashbacks of trauma and pain, according to new research.
Eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — from fish, soy or nuts, for example — may help stave off Alzheimer’s disease, the authors of a new study suggest.
Its spring, which means it’s the season for fresh, juicy berries. And that’s good news for your brain.
Even social smokers are out of excuses. A recent study finds that it doesn’t matter whether you smoke every day or only on the weekends — at least when it comes to damaging your memory.
Children bump their heads and recover all the time, but for some, even mild concussions may lead to lasting problems with attention and memory.
Sleep is the body’s time to rest and recharge, and it may be important for fending off Alzheimer’s as well.