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Dana Foundation Publications Page

Free publications from the Dana Foundation 
 
Click here for RealAge site on brain food to increase your brainpower.
 
Click here for Sharpbrains article on the effects of exercise

What is good for the body is also good for the brain. Eat­ a vari­ety of foods of dif­fer­ent col­ours, do some brisk walking every day, manage stress, and get plenty of mental stimulation. Accord­ing to Dr. Art Kramer, the ideal way would be to com­bine phys­i­cal and men­tal stim­u­la­tion along with social inter­ac­tion: “Why not take a good walk with friends to dis­cuss a book?"

The Society for Neuroscience promotes Brain Awareness Week in March each year.

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Speed games, flexibility games, memory games and problem solving games.
 
Try out the online brain training programmes by Lumosity.
 
Try out brain teasers available free on the SharpBrains website.

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BRAIN BRIEFINGS 

Research over the last decade has produced growing evidence that the adult human brain creates new neurons - a process called neurogenesis. Recent findings show that many of these new neurons integrate themselves into the working brain, suggesting the potential for a self-healing brain.

Click here for Brain Briefings