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Study: Obesity Is Associated With Altered Brain Function

In the battle against the bulge, scientists are now looking to the brain in an effort to learn why some people are prone to overeating and weight gain.

Researchers in Finland found that in comparison to lean individuals, the brain glucose metabolism of obese individuals was significantly higher in the region of the brain where rewards are processed.

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Why Does Our Brain Function Slow Down As We Get Older?

Scientists have discovered a possible explanation for why our brains often become more reluctant to function as we age.

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Certain Parts of Brain Bigger in Popular People: Study

If you don’t have many friends, a new study says maybe your brain just isn’t big enough to attract them.

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Study: Decaffeinated Coffee Improves Brain Metabolism

Do you drink decaffeinated coffee? If so, it may be strengthening your brain and preserving your memory.

A new study from Mount Sinai School of Medicine suggests that decaffeinated coffee improves brain energy metabolism associated with type 2 diabetes.

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Study: One Glass of Milk Daily Can Strengthen Your Brain

You know the saying – “milk does a body good,” now research shows it does the same for the brain. Scientists at the University of Maine found drinking a glass of milk daily could have positive effects on your brain and it’s overall performance.

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Can You Ward Off Alzheimer’s By Playing Games?d

Researchers have found a link between “brain-stimulating activities” and levels of the protein thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.

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How the Brain Decides Whether to ‘Sell Out’

Researchers at Emory University found “sacred values” people refuse to give are processed differently than values values that they are willing to compromise.

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Being Highly-Educated Could Slow the Brain’s Aging Process

Can education help keep our brains in good shape as we age? Some researchers say it can.

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Genes Could Affect Mental Sharpness As We Age

Aging isn’t always responsible for declines in mental function. In fact, some researchers believe simple genetics could play an even bigger role.

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Could Messy People Be Clearer Thinkers?

Turns out the old adage about a messy desk being a sign of a messy mind isn’t necessarily true. On the contrary, new research suggests a disorganized environment may actually foster a clearer head.

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