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Goldie Hawn at SXSWedu: Kids are Stressed, Teach Brain Breaks

By Shelby Skrhak / March 13, 2015 /

SXSW isn’t just a tech, music and film conference. It’s a gaming conference. And a fashion conference. And a health and medical tech conference. There’s SXSports, SXgood and SXcreate, and those are just the ones that run simultaneously with SXSW Interactive, Film and Music Festival. The week before the Interactive nerds come to town (present…

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Detox Your Brain with Quiet

By Shawn Achor / July 14, 2014 /

Neuroscientists have found that monks who spend years in quiet meditation actually grow their brains (the prefrontal cortex), like an athlete builds biceps. Don’t worry—you don’t have to spend years in a sequestered, celibate silence to experience a boost. Take just five minutes each day to watch your breath go in and out. Try to…

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Drs. Oz & Roizen: Boost Your Brainpower

By Mehmet Oz / May 13, 2014 /

Q: Is there a scale of what’s “normal” in terms of memory loss? For example, if I’m having trouble remembering people’s names but never forget where my keys are, is that just regular aging? A: Yes, some moments of forgetfulness are a result of aging and nothing to worry about. Normal memory loss starts earlier…

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Smart Phone, Dumb Brain?

By Melissa Balmain / December 5, 2013 /

This fall, I’d like to offer my gratitude for international cellphone fees. Really. During a few recent days in Canada, my husband, Bill, and I agreed to avoid roaming and global-data charges by surviving most of the time without our smartphones. As you might expect from all the stories written about “disconnecting to connect,” this…

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