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A Gym For Your Brain? UMiami Debuts BrainHQ — So That Your Noggin Can Lift Weights, Too [News]

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Health It UP, Mental & Cognition

Don’t neglect one of the most important parts of the body — your brain. Challenging cognitive function is just as important as your quads, abs, or biceps. A new program from UMiami could be the perfect workout to boost your brainpower.

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What The Heck Are Nootropics, And Could They Unlock Cognitive Function, Clarity, And Motivation?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Brain & Mental, Diet It UP, Featured Article, Health It UP, Mental & Cognition, Nutrition 101, Nutrition Science, Supp It UP

If you’ve seen Limitless with Bradley Cooper, or ever had caffeine, you already know about nootropics. They’re a group of smart drugs that could boost brainpower, focus, motivation, and memory — and they could be the key to maximizing your workouts.

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[Study] Could A Unique Protein Reduce The Development Of Alzheimer’s?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Disease, Health It UP, Mental & Cognition, News, Study

Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. A newly discovered protein could help us better understand the disease and lead to a potential treatment.

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Food For Thought — Here’s Why Exercise Can Help You Think Sharper; More Creatively

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Exercise Science, Health It UP, Mental & Cognition

If you’re in dire need of sharp focus, explosive creativity, or enhanced memory, exercise may provide the perfect surge to get your mental juices churning. We dive into the science behind the addictive phenomenon and why working out may literally be powerful food for thought.

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