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9 Simple Tips to Improve Your Brain Fitness

Brain Fitness

By Sherley AlabaAs you age, you may notice your brain is not as sharp as it was when you were younger.To counter the effects of aging, you’ll need to modify your lifestyle to incorporate activities that are known to improve your brain’s health. Brain Fitness can prevent you from developing serious conditions like Alzheimer’s disease […]

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Cognitive Bias: 5 Mental Errors That Lead to Bad Decisions

Cognitive Bias

Brains are lazy…AND they are dealing with major Information Overload!  In 2015, research showed that 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data are created every day. Since that number seems to be increasing all the time, we can assume it is far greater now!  As a point of reference, 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data = 100 million Blu-ray discs.EVERY DAY!!!!!! We […]

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16 Best Natural Brain-Boosters from an Expert

Coffee, one of many brain-boosters

Plants containing bio-active compounds fill the natural world. Some of these bio-active compounds elicit a physiological effect in the mammals that eat these plants. This makes sense. Plants are sedentary creatures, so they rely on their ability to synthesize chemical compounds for defense.Sometimes, these plant-based compounds are toxic to the mammals that eat these plants. […]

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How to Improve Your Memory and Focus

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhDDo you feel overwhelmed? Does viewing or thinking about your “to do” list exhaust you before you even start? Are you struggling with keeping your concentration, focus and memory operating at their peak?  This seems to be the norm of our current lives.The world runs 24/7, but it is different from […]

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Technology Influences Your Brain – For Better or Worse?

Texting and Tweeting: How Technology Influences the Brain By Susan Grotenhuis, Brain Fitness Facilitator at Asbury Methodist Village  What do Finland and North Carolina have in common? They are both pitching the appeal of silence. Finland’s board of tourism is promoting the phrase Silence Please as one of its ad campaigns, and in North Carolina you […]

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Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda – Life in a Parallel Universe

parallel universe

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD What if? Have you ever questioned yourself to think what if you had said yes or no to certain events, choices, or circumstances, when you have said or done the opposite?  How would your life be different? How would your life be better? How would your life be worse? Life unfolds […]

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Want to Ace Your Exams? These 9 Scientifically Proven Study Tips Will Up Your Chances!

Do exams strike fear into your heart? ASAP Science spent time ‘researching the research’ – here are 9 BEST Scientifically Proven Study Tips

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Self-Help Charlatans Larry Winget Style

We like Larry Winget’s Rant about Self-Help charlatans and the locus of real life changes!

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6 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Improve Your Heart and Brain Health

Brain Health

Heart health and brain health are intimately related. Improve brain fitness by following this heart-healthy advice.

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BrainSpeak Radio Episode #5: How to Study Smarter – Not Harder!

BrainSpeak Radio Episode #5: BrainSpeak publisher Peter Julian had the pleasure of speaking with Ron Fry, author of the world renown “bible” on the subject of how to learn faster and remember more – How To Study.

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