Brain News You Can Use | October 2017

Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye Recently:

5 Steps for Improved Brain Health | Improving brain function is a common concern as we age, but there are things we can begin doing early on to decrease the risk of dementia and other cognitive disorders. (Source: Palm Beach Post | Dr. Po-Heng Tsai, MD).

5 Steps to find the Best Workout Shoes for Older Adults| Find the perfect athletic shoe for you by following these guidelines from Judith Baumhauer, M.D., a professor of orthopaedics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. (Source: SilverSneakers | Jessica Scott).

No Sleep Can Lead to Health Concerns | As the dark clouds cast shadows and the days become shorter, you might find yourself feeling a little sleepy. (Source: KARE 11 | Adrienne Broaddus).

The Battle of Brains vs. Brawn | A remarkable new study of how the human body prioritizes its inner workings found that if you intensely think at the same time as you intensely exercise, your performance in both thinking and moving can worsen. (Source: NY Times | Gretchen Reynolds).

The Secret to a Good Robot Teacher | In recent years, parents and schools have been exposing children to a range of computer-mediated instruction, and adults have been turning to “brain training” apps to sharpen their mind. (Source: NY Times | Interview By: David DeSteno).

Tips & Tricks to Train Your Brain | Keeping your brain in good shape is important for everyone, so I am sharing some ways you can keep your brain healthy. (Source: Daily-Post Athenian |Sue Walker).