Neuroscience research shows that exercise may benefit brain growth and development even more than we’ve realized, especially in relation to learning and memory.
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‘Feel good’ endorphins may be activated differently in the brains of social drinkers as compared to problem drinkers, according to recent neuroscience research. These insights may lead one day to finding more effective drugs to treat problem drinking.
Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to affect 35 million people world-wide and the financial and emotional costs are enormous. Interesting new research in the fields of genetics and neuroscience brings some hope that treatments may be found for cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory-related dysfunction.
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Is there really such a thing as “sex addiction,” “food addiction,” “shopping addiction,” or “Internet addiction”? Addiction has less to do with what someone is addicted to and more about how their brain and behavior change over time. Recognizing the signature behaviors of addiction can save lives.