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  Thin Brains and Depression05.28.09
 Depression in your family puts you at high risk of depression. Now researchers have found a structural difference in the brain that could explain why.

  Go Play Outside03.16.09
 Psychologists have now found out that taking some time to interact with nature, even in cold weather, can make you a bit smarter.

  Thrill Seekers Lack ’Brakes’ in the Brain03.11.09
 New research shows that thrill seekers can’t control the release of dopamine.

  Brain Injury & Food08.07.08
 Could increased stomach feeding of patients with brain injuries increase their chances of survival? "Yes," says one study just out, and neurosurgeons are responding to the results by literally rewriting the book on brain trauma.

  Your Brain On Jazz07.25.08
 Scientists have discovered that a large expanse of a musician’s brain "shuts off" while improvising music. Here’s a note-worthy study of the human brain.

  Diet Food Backfire07.04.08
 Trying to cut calories at that fourth-of-July barbecue?  Diet foods and drinks may not be the answer. New research shows foods with no calories just aren’t as satisfying.

  Seeing Hungry05.22.08
 Grehlin, the chemical in your stomach that causes hunger, also changes how your
brain perceives food.


  Magnetic Brain Boost05.02.08
 Lack of sleep often comes at times when we need to perform at our best. Now brain researchers studying how sleep deprivation impairs memory have found a potential remedy.

  Lead and Alzheimer’s04.24.08
 New research provides early evidence of a link between lead and Alzheimer’s Disease.

  Brain Size and Alzheimer’s04.15.08
 Researchers now say that having a big brain may protect you from the memory-stealing symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, even if you have the brain plaques associated with the disease.