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Poetry Brain

Heather Neal - Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:23am

A health news article from NPR really got me thinking about poetry in the classroom. The report from NPR is about research comparing active regions of the brain while jazz musicians and rappers perform memorized and...

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Math can be Boggling

Jeremiah Bratton - Friday, February 15, 2013 - 7:49am

I am not here to pass any judgements…however, I feel safe in assuming that quick mental math is not a strong suit for many people these days. I am not saying people are bad at it or incapable; we are always calculating...

Dr. Sandy Says: Exercise is Good for the Brain

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 4:41am

Are you at or near middle age? Are you exercising? If you are, research shows you are more able to ward off dementia, and the ailments that can add to your risk of it. Learn more in the full episode...

The Myths about Alzheimer's

Don Smith - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 10:53am

According to The Alzheimer's Association, here are the top 8 myths: 1. Memory loss is a natural part of aging.  While its normal to have some memory problems like forgetting someones name of a person you just met, is...

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