thoughts of food

Daily leafy greens may slow cognitive decline. 

“Eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, according to a study published in the December 20, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American […]

better doing

The psychology of human memory tells us how to learn better.

InnerDrive, a UK-based company, has an initiative called Studies that every teacher needs to know. They are “finding and summarizing the most relevant research that can provide practical tips and tools for teachers to help them improve their students’ memory, mindset and behavior.” | learn more

under the microscope

Blocking an enzyme may reverse memory loss. 

MIT researchers have found a way to interfere with HDAC2, an enzyme that blocks memory-linked genes in mice.  The therapy used is not suitable for drugs because the protein fragment is too large, but further research may find a solution. | learn […]

under the microscope

Proteins in umbilical cords improve mice memory. 

Scientists just keep pumping out anti-aging scientific discoveries. This time, they injected plasma from human umbilical cord blood directly into older mice every four days for two weeks. The mice who received this treatment fared the best on a treacherous […]