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There has been an increased focus on mental health and both the short and…


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What Is Executive Function?

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

About one-third of people over the age of 65 experience hearing loss…


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The Association Between a High-Sugar, High-Fat Diet and Cognitive Decline

Understanding the potential dietary effects on cognition is imperative when…


Alcohol and the Brain: 1 Glass, 1 Pint, 1 Bottle

Alcohol consumption has been linked to having both beneficial and harmful…


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11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Getting regular, high-quality sleep is critical to brain health and optimal…


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Cognitive Processing: What It Is and Why It's Important

What is cognitive processing? Your brain runs many types of operations, from…


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Visual Attention: What It Is and Why It's Important

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