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Study Shows Sports Are Good for Your Brain

The level of high school sports participation is at an all-time high.1 Students who play competitive sports enjoy physical and mental benefits. It reduces the rate of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. It also improves cardiovascular and pulmonary function and increases the potential that young people will go on to stay physically… Read More »

From crab studies, a broader approach to identifying brain cells

A longstanding goal in neuroscience is to classify the brain’s many cells into discrete categories according to their function. Such categories can help researchers understand the complex neural circuits that ultimately give rise to behavior and disease. However, there’s little consensus about what metrics should define a cell’s identity. In a new study, a collaboration… Read More »

What yoga does to your brain

We’ve packaged that wisdom, and the associated practices, into a ten-week, home-based program called BOOTSTRAP customized for our troops and veterans. Love the line about staying calm in the face of a stressful pose. I hope it’s a practice that lures you into continuing. With strict editorial sourcing guidelines, we only link to academic research… Read More »