October 25, 2014

brain health


  • Your Brain on Language
    Wellness Tip

    Your Brain on Language

    by Berkeley Wellness

    A recent study suggests that people who learned a second language may slow age-related cognitive decline. Knowing three or more languages was associated with even greater benefits.

  • Calming the Mind With Meditation

    Calming the Mind With Meditation

    by Berkeley Wellness

    People who meditate regularly say the practice provides mental, spiritual and physical benefits, including stress reduction and a sense of well-being. How it works is not fully understood, though research is accumulating.

  • Aspartame and Depression
    Ask the Experts

    Aspartame and Depression

    by Berkeley Wellness

    One study has suggested that people with mood disorders should avoid aspartame. But others have concluded that the sugar substitute doesn't cause neurological or psychiatric problems.