Lifestyle changes for better brain health

In this rousing Q&A, Dr. Gary Small shares how small lifestyle changes over time can lead to better brain health.

When age is really just a number

SuperAgers are people who are over 80 years old with the cognition of a 50- or 60-year-old. How did they get that way?

What brain imaging can tell us about brain conditions

Brain imaging can tell neuropsychologists a lot about brain conditions. In this Q&A, Dr. Marek Marsel Mesulam explains how.

From neuropsychologist to young adult novelist

Katie Keridan spent the first 12 years of her career as a pediatric neuropsychologist; then she decided to work with kids in a different way.

The science behind inattentional blindness

If we’re not consciously aware of something, are we blind to it? The answer rests in the hands of a famous gorilla.

My experience treating depression with magnetic waves

After a lifetime of battling depression, one woman turns to magnetic waves to trigger change in her brain.

Three decades of fighting for brain health

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has spent more than three decades fighting for brain health in Congress. Here’s why.

Do brain training games really work?

Brain training games allege they can help people improve cognition and keep their minds sharp. But can they?

Mourning of the inanimate

Giving care to a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is never easy. When you’re in your 30s, it’s excruciating.

How today’s world is reshaping your brain

From climate change to mass shootings to war in the Middle East, your brain is trying to cope—and it needs your help.