How Exercise Makes us Smarter and Think Better

If I told you there was a new brain-enhancing drug and it’s free and available to everyone, would you take it? Actually, this drug has been around forever, we just didn’t know our brains were susceptible to it. We thought the … Continue reading

Brain Injury and Mental Health, A Time to Heal

What a national conversation we’re having, around an issue very close to home: illness of the mental variety. We’re afraid of it, because we can’t see it, can’t touch it, can’t manipulate it to see where it hurts like we … Continue reading

No Child Left Behind: Let’s Get Physical

A lot of political capital and many educational dollars have been invested in keeping our childrens’ minds up to speed. The solution may be fitter bodies.  Two studies at the University of Illinois make the case. Scientists grouped 9 and 10 year old kids … Continue reading