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Obesity and Pregnancy
When a mother-to-be is obese it can interfere with the development of areas of the fetal brain implicated in ADHD and decision making.
Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Mind
Reducing risk factors like hypertension, isolation, smoking, and hearing loss can cut the chances of developing dementia up to 40 percent.
Desk Work's Mental Dividends
It may not do much for your physique or heart rate, but being a desk jockey offers some long-term cognitive benefits.
Teachers-to-be, asked to judge the mood of students in videos, often saw black kids as angry when they weren't. It's called anger bias.
Eat Your Words
Are you losing words? Verbal fluency, the ability to summon words at will, drops as we age, but it's better in people who eat these foods.
Lifestyle and Alzheimer's Risk
A combination of these lifestyle traits appears to substantially reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
A Nutritional Balancing Act
The interplay between vitamin B12 and folate has implications for seniors' cognitive function. New guidelines from an Irish study.
A Crash Course in Helping Behavior
From wearing a face mask to staying home, we're seeing the benefits of prosocial behavior.
If at First You Don't Succeed, Try Different
You are more likely to succeed if you are willing to try a different approach when a problem arises. This strategic mindset can be learned.
Try to Find Comfort Somewhere Else
So-called comfort foods that are high in saturated fat make it harder to pay attention. Something to consider before you indulge.
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