Posts Tagged: elderly

1 gram of this simple ingredient improves your memory for up to six hours

What if eating just 1 gram of a simple spice with your breakfast, could turbo-charge your working-memory for up to six-hours?   That’s exactly what researchers in Korea have discovered in a recent study involving the common spice Turmeric. Turmeric… Continue Reading →

Researchers discover a new predictor of cognitive decline: Are you at risk?

In a fascinating study by the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, researchers are uncovering the means by which our brains protect against cognitive impairment.   The answer seems to lie in what is called “cognitive reserve”. “Cognitive reserve” is… Continue Reading →

Is fish really good for your brain?

We’ve all heard it all our lives: “fish is good for your brain“,   “Fish is brain food“,  “Fish makes you smart“.   The folk wisdom goes back at least 2000 years, and probably quite a bit further. But what’s… Continue Reading →

Not a “morning person”? You will be. Here’s the amazing reason why.

For years we’ve all heard people say, “I’m a morning person“.    Intuitively we all know what this means.   But new scientific evidence reveals that the differences in our “early morning”-cognitive ability and our “evening”-cognitive ability may become more pronounced as we age…. Continue Reading →