Brain

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.…


5 Forks

The 5 Stages of Intermittent Fasting

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


Why lack of sleep awakens the munchies

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


The Sleep Hygiene Habits That Might Help You Score More Zzzzs

You’ve put on your PJs and you’ve cuddled into bed, but hours later you’re…


Deep Sleep Detoxifies Your Brain - Cerebrospinal Fluid For the Win

Another piece of the puzzle explaining sleep’s effect on our mental health and…