Tag: brain health

Scientists Find New Cause of Depression

The recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have shone the spotlight on depression and other mental health issues….

Asperger’s syndrome: How I Cured My Autism Symptoms

I was in my early 20s when Wired magazine brought Asperger’s out of the closet. I read about things like…

Mucuna Pruriens: The Mood-Boosting Productivity Pill You’ve Been Looking For

Is mucuna pruriens the mood- and libido-boosting productivity pill you’ve been looking for? Known as the dopa bean, mucuna pruriens…

Deep Breathing Strengthens Your Brain and Boosts Attention Span, Says New Study

It turns out the yoga masters were right — breathing properly really can improve your attention span and help you…

Build Better Muscle Memory, Faster

Silly as it sounds, your muscles have an amazing capacity to remember. Let’s say you’re weight training and you take…

Is Piracetam Legal and Does It Work?

Piracetam, a medication in the racetams family, is an effective nootropic (aka cognitive enhancer) that isn’t approved for use in…

Is There a Connection Between Brain Health and Depression?

For decades, physicians and researchers have generally misunderstood the connection between depression and brain health. They viewed depression as a…

Alcohol Addiction: How to Quit Drinking for Good

Quitting drinking involves staying away from alcoholic beverages and creating a life and environment that keeps temptation to a minimum….