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...

Outrunning the Risk of Dementia

Even if dementia runs in your family, smart lifestyle changes can help you improve your chances of staying ahead of it. Published: December, 2019 Havard Health There are many things you can change about your life, but unfortunately, your genes are not among them. For...
Word Practice for Cognition Test

Word Practice for Cognition Test

Are you nearing 75 or 80? And driving?  I did not do well in the Drs word list memory test!! (from a reader.) Cognitive skills are critical to driving because your brain is required to process so many different pieces of information at once – what you can see...
Explore the Brain

Have trouble focusing?

Are you learning something new? And finding it difficult to concentrate? You are not alone! This is a very common issue that drives over-loaded (and aging) brains crazy!   Quick tips to help you focus Keep food on your desk. Glucose helps your brain focus. Turn...