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Lower calorie intake provides brain boost

A low caloric diet changes the chemistry in the brain, enhancing both cognitive performance and memory, a discovery which scientists hope will yield new drugs to arrest the cognitive decline associated with aging. The research appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and was carried out by scientists from the Catholic University […]

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Stress And Aggression Reinforce Each Other

The key to stopping the cycle of violence may lie in the nervous system. There seems to be a fast, mutual, positive feedback loop between stress hormones and a brain-based aggression-control center in rats, whose brain physiology is similar to ours. It may explain why, under stress, humans are so quick to lash out and […]

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