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Dr Doug Wilson talks about Dementia.

Dr Doug Wilson talks about Dementia.

Did you hear the Dementia interview with Kim Hill and Dr Doug Wilson?  If not, you will find this interview an excellent coverage of the latest insights into dementia. At the age of 70, Wilson, who is dyslexic, began a new career as an author. After writing nine books...

David Eagleman – three short videos

David Eagleman – three short videos

Popular Neuroscientist, David Eagleman, came to Auckland New Zealand for Writers' Week. His audience loved hearing him speak of the brain and his work. He sees amazing brain discoveries ahead.   We found three short BBC videos of his you will find interesting. (Click...

Try this Quick Brain Quiz.

Try this Quick Brain Quiz.

We found this interactive quiz we think you will enjoy. Click on the picture and see how many you can answer. ( You can take it as many times as you...

Gait Speed and Grip Strength: Do they matter?

Gait Speed and Grip Strength: Do they matter?

Older adults who walk quickly (faster gait) have a better life expectancy. Did you know that? Probably it is no surprise to find out that faster walkers will live longer than those who walk slowly. BUT Did you know that grip strength is also a good predictor of...

Dr. Stephen Hawking: Power of the Mind.

Dr. Stephen Hawking: Power of the Mind.

Last month, the renowned astrophysicist, Dr. Stephen Hawking, passed away at the age of 76 from a crippling motor neuron disease that was expected to have killed him more than fifty years earlier. "At the time [of diagnosis], I thought my life was over and that I...

Does Rosemary Really Help you Remember?

Does Rosemary Really Help you Remember?

Want a quick tip for boosting your memory? Try the smell of rosemary! Research shows that rosemary essential oil aids memory in various ways: long-term memory - remembering things that have happened working memory - assisting our ability to do mental arithmetic...

Do you remember when …?

Do you remember when …?

Why do we remember certain dates so well? Do you remember where you were and what you were doing when you heard the news of: The Wahine disaster. It's the 50th anniversary this year of that tragic event in New Zealand’s history. (Picture: Wikipedia) Or when man landed...

How Silence will Boost your Brain.

How Silence will Boost your Brain.

The research results are in! When it comes to helping the brain, silence really is golden! That's the kind of silence where there is no sound - just mindfulness. As attributed to the philosopher, Pythagoras: “Listen and you will be wise; the beginning of wisdom is...

Is being ‘Mindful’ a Fad?

Is being ‘Mindful’ a Fad?

Remember when meditation was viewed with mild suspicion? Slightly ‘left of centre’? And for hippy types from the 60s? All that has changed.   Research now confirms what wisdom traditions have known all along: Meditation is good for your brain, body and emotional...

Osteoporosis – the Silent Disease

Osteoporosis – the Silent Disease

Did you know? After the age of 50 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men in NZ will suffer a fracture? These alarming statistics are due to the nature of osteoporotic bones that quite literally become brittle and fracture very easily sometimes following a seemingly minor...

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