Tag: neuroscience

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2015: we know how to lower the risk, so why don’t we?

In which five tips for minimizing the risk of Alzheimer’s are shared and ignored by the people most in need, although it’s never too late to benefit. For years now, research into Alzheimer’s disease has had a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. In July 2015, the Alzheimer’s Association held its international conference in Washington […]

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Forgot why you went downstairs? Try audible mindfulness: talking to yourself

Talking to yourself has had a bad rap. I do it, you do it (don’t you?), pretty well everyone does it. We’re not crazy! Self-talk has many useful functions and many benefits. For example, your out-loud private talk can provide company, a pep talk, a safety valve, devil’s advocate, or coaching from your infallible cognitive behaviour therapist. Often we […]

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