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Crafting Resolutions You Can Keep
Research on motivation offers some useful tips for ways to pursue your goals for the New Year without becoming discouraged.
The Wine and Cheese Solution
Certain foods help you stay sharp mentally, and cheese and wine are among them. Moderation still matters, though.
How you word your New Year's resolutions can put you on track for success -- or failure. Plus tips for giving your willpower a helping hand.
Oxygenate Your Brain, with Chocolate
Cocoa boosts brain power by helping bring more oxygen to your brain, but not everyone benefits equally. And moderation matters, too.
How to Talk to Kids about Race
Parents can be reluctant to talk about race. They may not feel qualified. They may think their child is too young. Both ideas are mistaken.
Giving Healthy Behaviors a Mindful Boost
Mindfulness is a bit of a buzzword, but a review of the research shows the practice in self-regulation it offers furthers health goals.
The Anatomy of Forgetting
Brain waves and pupil size offer clues to the way distracted attention affects our ability to remember and makes us likelier to forget.
The Worst Kind of Optimists
Some people think they are not at risk for COVID-19 and can ignore restrictions because they haven't gotten gotten it yet. Big mistake.
An Antidote for Loneliness
Loneliness is a mental health burden for many older adults. But not all. People unaffected by it seem to have one quality in common.
Don't Wake the Baby
What sleep does for the brain varies with age. In young kids, it promotes brain development; in adults, it's a cleaning and repair service.
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