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The 5 Stages of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting isn’t just a weight loss strategy or a hack that…


Get up and move: Delay brain aging with exercise! 

Exercise does wonders for your health. It reduces the risk of premature death…


The role of dopamine in drug addiction

Drug addiction is a huge problem across the world, leading to large societal…


Intermittent fasting: a sustainable road to weight loss, longevity, and mental clarity

Intermittent fasting is changing the way we eat, including when and how we…


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The ups & downs of aging: What neuroscience can tell us about living well

An earlier version of this piece was published on PassioInventa in August 2019…


Communication between the gut and the brain is a two-way street

Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach or experienced a gut-wrenching…


Brain Health Breakthroughs: decoding the latest brain research

Hello LIFE Apps community! My name is Kaitlyn and I am currently a postdoctoral…


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Welcome to the Brain & Behavior Blog

My name is Chris and I received my Ph.D. in neurobiology from the University of…


Do you wilt or thrive under pressure? Genetics offers part of the answer

When we are under stress, a variety of biological processes are taking place.…


Why lack of sleep awakens the munchies

Marijuana-induced munchies have provided us with our fair share of laughs in…