A lot of people are practicing meditation to calm their minds and to rejuvenate themselves. And it works. But how exactly does meditation influence our brain? A recent small study investigated this question. The study involved 10 students who were taught how to meditate and practized the “focused attention meditation” 5 times a week for […]

How can you maintain your brain health while getting older? You know already the answer: through lifestyle. A healthy diet, limited alcohol intake, moderate exercise, no smoking, good quality sleep, and stress-reducing practices will keep your body in balance, reducing risk factors for brain disorders, including Alzheimer.