10 Years of Research Reveals That Listening To Nature Can Improve Cognitive Health

10 Years of Research Reveals That Listening To Nature Can Improve Cognitive Health

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A group of researchers from Michigan State University, Carleton University, and Colorado State University partnered with the National Park Service to analyze 18 studies on how natural sounds can impact human health.
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How Listening to Music Can Have Psychological Benefits

How Listening to Music Can Have Psychological Benefits

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Listening to music can be entertaining, and some research suggests that it might even make you healthier. Music can be a source of pleasure and contentment, but there are many other psychological benefits as well. Music can relax the mind, sharpen focus, improve memory and mood.
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One type of noise especially improves sleep and memory

One type of noise especially improves sleep and memory

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One type of noise especially improves sleep and memory White noise has been getting way too much credit for helping people sleep. Turns out another kind of noise delivers far deeper slumber — and improves memory.

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Afternoon napping linked to better mental agility

Afternoon napping linked to better mental agility

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Taking a regular afternoon nap may be linked to better mental agility, suggests research published in the online journal General Psychiatry.
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This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Have Sex

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Have Sex

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One of the last things you’re thinking about during sex is probably chemicals and your brain—but they’re more involved than you think. Studies and MRIs suggest there are many remote areas of the brain that are active before, during, and after orgasm.
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What is Exergaming and why it could save your brain from Dementia

What is Exergaming and why it could save your brain from Dementia

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Diet and sleep are the most recognized deterrents against the development of dementia pathology. But now a completely different activity, that many write off as immature and juvenile, may just help fend off dementia for years to come.
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Why ADHD and mindfulness make for unexpected but perfect bedfellows

Why ADHD and mindfulness make for unexpected but perfect bedfellows

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The tenets of mindfulness meditation sounds on paper tailor-made for managing ADHD symptoms. Mindfulness helps you monitor and refocus your attention away from distractions through non-judgmental acceptance of your moment-to-moment experience. 
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The quirky neuroscience behind the memory illusion déjà vu

The quirky neuroscience behind the memory illusion déjà vu

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Sorry if you think we’ve already asked, but do you know exactly what déjà vu is? If you’re like most sensible people, you’ll likely say it’s the bizarre feeling that you’ve experienced something that’s happened before.
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BRAIN SCANS REVEAL WHY SUNLIGHT POWERFULLY INFLUENCES MOOD

BRAIN SCANS REVEAL WHY SUNLIGHT POWERFULLY INFLUENCES MOOD

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According to research published February in the Journal of Neuroscience, the answer links back to how daylight interacts with opioid receptors in the brain.
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WHY DO OUR MINDS WANDER? BRAIN STUDY SHOWS BENEFITS OF DAYDREAMING

WHY DO OUR MINDS WANDER? BRAIN STUDY SHOWS BENEFITS OF DAYDREAMING

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Even when we are resting, the mind is tremendously active. While we sleep, the brain processes memories, quietly operates a vast network of bodily systems, and repairs damage. During all of this activity, the mind still wanders. But where, exactly, does it go? In a fascinating new brain study, scientists get a little closer to answering that puzzling question.

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