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The key to healthy aging is prevention and information. Learn more about the signs of aging and how to combat them with our tips and advice.

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Brain Development: 10 Ways Your Brain Changes as You Get Older

Brain development doesn't stop when you're young. You keep growing brain cells and connections, but decline starts earlier than...


16 Everyday Things That Are Making Us Dumber

Technology and modern society might be making us more efficient, but they sure aren't making us any smarter.


6 Brainy Habits of Exceptionally Wise People

Intelligence may be somewhat innate, but wisdom can most certainly be learned. Here’s how to wise up at any age.


12 Weird Effects Fast Food Has on Your Brain

You probably know it can blow up your waistline, but fast food may also have a surprising impact on your...


8 Aging Myths That Everyone Needs to Stop Believing

Are a lower libido, achy joints, and a grumpy mood guaranteed side-effects of growing older? With these small lifestyle changes...


These Are the 9 Worst Foods for Your Brain

While avocados, berries, and dark chocolate are brain-boosting superstars, these foods might sap your smarts.


7 Morning Brain Exercises to Clear Your Mind

Add these simple brain exercises to your morning routine to complete daily tasks and keep your mind sharp...


10 Quick Brain Exercises You Can Do Right Now

Each of these brain exercises is designed to test different aspects of cognitive function. Do them a few times a...

Why Being Stubborn Might Just Help You Live Longer

When you were younger, you may have caught flak for being a stubborn child—but here's why having that trait might...



The Habits That Improve Your Memory Best, According to Science

The exercises you do to keep your mind sharp may not be enough to improve memory over time, but new...


These 2 Bad Habits Can Make Your Face Look Way Older, Study Says

Hard living can lead to hard looks, according to new research. Are you at risk? Here's what you need to...


9 Surprising Benefits of Chewing Gum

It doesn't just freshen breath—the advantages that come from munching on a small stick are quite significant from head to...


For Every Two Pounds You Gain, You Lose This Much Time Off Your Life

New research says the two biggest contributing factors to longevity are maintaining a healthy weight and a good education.



This Is the Absolute Best Anti-Aging Workout, According to Science

Recent research suggests more of this exercise could add years to your life.


Your Technology Use Is Making You Stupid—Here’s How

We love our gadgets! They make life easier and help us work smarter, right? Um, durr, uhh, actually, no.

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5 Myths About Left-Handed People to Stop Believing (and 2 Surprising Truths)

Just 10 percent of the population is left-handed. There are many myths about the differences between righties and lefties, yet...



The 5 Types of Memory Everyone Has and Why They Matter

Your memory has two main components: a working memory faculty for thoughts that are currently active in your mind, and...


Follow These Memory Tricks, and You’ll Never Forget Anyone’s Name Again

Recent studies shed light on why memory blips happen when you are trying to remember someone's name, and what you...


15 Senior Athletes Share the Secrets to Staying Fit Your Entire Life

These inspirational pros will get you up and moving.


Being an Older Mom Could Boost Your Brainpower—Here’s Why

Kiss your biological clock goodbye! There’s now even more reason to have kids later in life.

This Is the Best Time to Exercise to Improve Your Memory, According to Science

Cramming for a big exam, or memorizing a Powerpoint for that important board presentation? Take a quick study break and hit the...


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28 Amazing Facts About Your Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

The brain is one of the most astonishing and intricate parts of the human body. Here are some strangely interesting...


14 Survival Mnemonics That Could Save You From Big Trouble

If only all of life's emergencies came with a mnemonic device. Fortunately, these—from heart attack signs to how to save...


You Can Train Your Brain to Have Superhuman Memory

What’s the difference between 
your brain and the brain of someone who can remember hundreds of words OR numbers? Just...


The Scientific Reason You Forget the Most Random of Things

If you've ever drawn a blank—like your neighbor's name, your grandmother's hometown, or that actress from your favorite movie—then you're...


Women With Larger Butts Could Live Longer, Science Says

Full disclaimer: Every body type is beautiful. But science says some bodies are healthier than others.