Just keep swimming

It’s Summertime, and for some people that means a lot of time in the pool or the sea! Scientists and medical professionals generally believe that aerobic activity can have positive benefits for cognitive health – and that may be especially true of swimming. Recent research suggests that swimming can enhance learning and memory in both […]

Take care of your brain, it is your main asset

What is it that you consider your most valuable possession? While the jury on this is still out there, we can all reach some semblance of agreement that your brain is, arguably, your most valuable possession. Think about it for a moment. Your brain is the central command center. Everything revolves around it. It governs […]

ADHD and Food

If you have a child with ADHD, you hear a lot about how changing their diet may reduce hyperactivity or help them focus in school, and some parents share stories of improvements they have seen in their children. But when it comes to formal studies, results can be conflicting. What we do know: Cutting back on sugary food and drinks […]

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Middle age: A pivotal time for brain health

Most of the research done on dementia has focused on how to stop or reverse it once it has been diagnosed. But researchers have increasingly investigated how to prevent dementia long before it begins. A new imaging study has shown that changes that often occur in middle-aged people—those between 40 and 65—may be the difference […]

Procrastination Among Young People 

When you think about it, procrastination is more rampant than we would like to admit. Think of that task you’ve been putting off for like forever. You are always saying you will do it tomorrow and when tomorrow comes, you push it forward a day more. I know it’s thrilling to postpone but the stress […]

Train your brain to eat less

Being more mindful of what and how much you eat can help break habits that lead to overeating. Here’s how to do it. Let’s say you’re trying to lose weight. Your first instinct might be to go on a diet. You set rules about when, what, and how much you eat. You then carefully measure […]

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in children

Most anxiety disorders start in childhood or adolescence. And the best time to treat anxiety is before anxious kids become anxious adults. The problem is: because there are so many different forms of anxiety, it can be difficult to know when ordinary worries have become a serious issue. Childmind.org help us here to understand one […]

What is inattentive ADHD?

When we think of ADHD, we often imagine a disruptive child constantly talking and getting out of their seat. But kids don’t have to be hyperactive to have ADHD. Children with the inattentive subtype of ADHD appear distracted, forgetful, and disorganized, and their challenges interfere with their daily lives at home and in school. But […]