science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

The results of a recent study have shown that the non-invasive stimulation of the corneal surface of the eye (also known as Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation) can reduce depression-like symptoms and improve cognition in animal models.

According to a recent study, only 4 weeks eating highly processed food (such as snacks, frozen ready-to-go dishes as pasta and pizza, and variety of meat sausages) causes a strong inflammation in the brain of older rats, leading to memory loss. Interestingly, neuroinflammation and memory problems were not seen in young adult rats that ate […]

Actually, no. A recent large-scale longitudinal study showed that all people’s brains shrink eventually, and the rate of this shrinkage didn’t depend on how many years you spent in school, college or university.

Have you ever thought of household physical activities as a type of exercise? They help not only maintain your life and living surroundings, but also seem to contribute to your brain health.

It’s hard to find someone nowaways, who writes on paper. Maybe pupils in their first school years and grandma’s and grandpa’s above 80 years old. Actually they do the right thing by writing on paper, compared to the majority of us. Why? It seems that writing on paper stimulates our brain better than any other […]

According to a recent small-scale study, drinking coffee regularly reduces the volume of grey matter in the brain, where the information is processed. In the study these changes were particularly noticeable in the right medial temporal lobe, including the hippocampus, a region of the brain that is important to our memory. However, these changes seemed […]

Waarom zijn bessen heel goed voor je hersenen?

Je hersenen nemen minder dan 2% van je lichaamsgewicht in beslag, maar kunnen tot 50% lichaamsbrandstof gebruiken, waardoor een storm van vrije radicalen kan ontstaan. De aanval van vrije radicalen op je hersencellen veroorzaakt oxidatieve stress. En daar zijn bessen een uitstekende redmiddel tegen. Door hun voedingsstoffen, ruim aanwezige polyfenolen, zijn ze in staat om […]

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