Articles about The Brain


Depleted by decisions (how your brain makes choices that sabotage you and what to do about it)

The more choices you make throughout the day, the harder each one becomes for your brain, hence the need to take shortcuts at the expense of what will really benefit you in the long-term.


This is the exact amount of exercise you need to keep your brain in good shape

Must I go to spin class everyday or can I do a lazy treadmill run some days? Well, luckily we now have the answer to the amount of exercise we need to keep our brain health thanks to new research. 

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The reading brain (why your brain needs you to read every day)

Your brain on books is active — growing, changing and making new connections and different patterns, depending on the type of material you’re reading.


This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

In the book, BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, author Dan Buettner details some incredible science on how to live the longest possible life.

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How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

You can impact your brain function and cognitive abilities by making simple tweaks here and there to your daily routine.

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How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.


How to ‘reboot’ your creative brain and refresh your focus in 15 minutes or less

Change your brain, change your life. If you want to be in control of your life, control the command center of your body.


This brain hack will help you attract good luck

CEOs, professional athletes, professors, and more are using this method to reach a state of 'flow consciousness.' Here’s what it is and how to get there.


This is how many solitary minutes you need to reset your overstimulated brain

Next time you get overwhelmed, turn off your phone and walk away from your chatty colleagues. Be alone and reset your brain. It's just what you need.

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Five scientific ways you can make your brain agile

Staying smart takes work.


This quick daily habit will keep your brain sharp

It encourages strategic thinking.

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Why being bilingual helps keep your brain fit

Are people who speak only one language missing out?

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Did you hear? Our brains are hardwired for gossip

Your brain is making you gossip.

Words at Work

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

Don't let these words make you stumble.