Explore the Brain

Explore the Brain

Here’s news about some exciting research going on. Human Brain Simulator Scientists have created this simulation that lets you see which parts of the brain are activated by differing activities. It’s amazing! You can flip, rotate, and click around this...

Balancing Improves Memory

Maintaining proper balance requires attention, strength, and flexibility. Published: January, 2020 from Harvard Health One skill that can sharply decline with age, and often with little warning, is your sense of balance. “As people age, changes in flexibility,...
Turn Down the Radio! I’m Lost.

Turn Down the Radio! I’m Lost.

Why do you do this? You’re driving, looking for the street where you’re supposed to meet your friend for dinner. You slow down to a crawl, turn down the radio, stop talking, and stare at every sign. Why is that? Hearing the radio or talking doesn’t affect your...
Heart health & hearing. Are they linked?

Heart health & hearing. Are they linked?

Did you know your cardiovascular health is linked to hearing health?  It’s true! Our ears are extremely sensitive to blood flow and the oxygen it delivers. However, the veins and arteries that supply our ears with oxygen are very small, so any disruptions to the...
Why Drawing Improves Memory.

Why Drawing Improves Memory.

A picture is worth a thousand words…. When it comes to conveying a concept, this sentiment can certainly be true. But it may also be the case for memory. At least that’s the message from Myra Fernandes and colleagues at the University of Waterloo, Canada – writing...