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Posted on Oct. 22, 2014, 6 a.m. in Alzheimer's Disease Brain and Mental Performance Exercise
Physical Activity Keeps White Matter in Shape

Regularly engaging in moderate-to-vigorous exercise appears to help protect the brain by maintaining the structural integrity of white matter.

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Posted on Oct. 22, 2014, 6 a.m. in Stem Cell Brain and Mental Performance Functional Foods
Spice Compound Boosts Brain Stem Cells

A compound found in the popular curry spice turmeric has been shown to promote stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain.

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Posted on Oct. 13, 2014, 6 a.m. in Sleep Brain and Mental Performance
Biological Basis for Less Sleep with Age

Culprit may be the death of a specific cluster of brain cells that regulates sleep patterns.

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Posted on Oct. 7, 2014, 6 a.m. in Sleep Brain and Mental Performance
Sleep Loss Shrinks Brain Size

Sleep difficulties may be linked to faster rates of decline in brain volume.

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Posted on Oct. 3, 2014, 6 a.m. in Sensory Brain and Mental Performance
Changes in the Eye May Presage Brain Function Declines

Retinal thinning may be an early marker for frontotemporal dementia, prior to the onset of cognitive symptoms.

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Posted on Sept. 26, 2014, 6 a.m. in Sleep Brain and Mental Performance
Secret to Successful Learning

To learn new sequences of movement (motor learning), the brain requires sleep to consolidate the new information.

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Posted on Sept. 25, 2014, 6 a.m. in Lifestyle Brain and Mental Performance
Internet-Savvy Seniors Retain Cognitive Skills

Use of the Internet and email associates with less cognitive decline, among older men and women.

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Posted on Sept. 24, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Diagnostics
Measuring the Aging Brain

Novel optical methods map the pulse pressure of the entire brain's cortex.

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Posted on Sept. 22, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Fatty Acids, Lipids & Oils
Omega-3s Enhance Brain Cell Structure

Omega-3 fatty acids help to make the cell membranes of neurons more malleable and therefore more sensitive to deformation and fission by proteins.

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Posted on Sept. 22, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Stroke
Declines in Cognitive Skills May Signal Stroke Risk

Adverse memory and learning changes associate with increased risk of stroke.

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