October 22, 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.

  • How Exercise Boosts Your Brain

    How Exercise Boosts Your Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Research has shown that aerobic exercise, the kind that enhances cardiovascular fitness, can help older people stay sharp and improve problem-solving skills and other mental abilities. Can these workouts increase your brainpower?