Mediterranean diet linked to thinking skills

People who eat a Mediterranean-style diet—particularly one rich in green leafy vegetables and low in meat—are more likely to stay mentally sharp in later life, a study shows. Closely adhering to a Mediterranean diet was associated with higher scores on a...

Balancing brain cell activity

Specialized sites within nerve cells are responsible for a rapid balancing of the amount of activity in the brain. To process information in our brains, nerve cells produce brief electrical impulses, called action potentials, triggered from one highly specialized...

Brain Signature of Loneliness

Neural “signature” may reflect how we respond to feelings of social isolation This holiday season will be a lonely one for many people as social distancing due to COVID-19 continues, and it is important to understand how isolation affects our health. A new...