Contrary to popular belief, creativity is not an inborn talent. Creativity is like a muscle, a skill we can help develop, which is why imaginative play should not be undervalued with young children. Through imagination we learn to make sense of the world and engage in it, learning life skills and how to cooperate and […]
Memory & Cognitive Function
Your brain is considered the most complex organ in your body It is the centrepiece of your nervous system, regulates what we do, how we think, feel and much more.
What is the definition of Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes dementia, not a type of dementia as commonly believed. A person with Alzheimer’s loses the ability of the brain to transmit signals between nerve cells, and in turn, inhibits the ability to think. Quite often people mistakenly believe the following is the initial […]
A new school term brings new academic challenges for high-school kids. Give your teens the support they need. With the social, emotional and educational pressures young teenagers face in high school, getting good results can be tough. Here’s how to help your young teen cope better with homework and studying as they navigate their way through this stressful and […]
Are you forgetful, fuzzy or slow? Diminished brain function doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of life. With the right diet and lifestyle, you can stay sharp as a tack. The ability to make smart decisions rests primarily on your clarity of mind, and how quickly and effectively you can concentrate and recall memories. The nutrients […]
If you’re in your senior years and have problems sleeping, you’re not alone. However, if you’re living with Alzheimer’s disease, getting a good night’s rest is even more difficult. Sleeping difficulties in Alzheimer’s sufferers are a common problem. And, in Australia, Alzheimer’s disease is a significant problem: an estimated 321,600 Australians currently live with Alzheimer’s disease or another […]
You could be forgiven for thinking that “Omega-3” was just a made-up marketing term to help advertisers sell more fortified cereal and baby-formula. The important truth, however, is that omega-3 intake is critical for good health, and there are more than 10,000 academic studies that support that claim. Now, there seems to be one more reason […]
Getting married means promising to support your spouse through good times and bad. But is fulfilling this promise sometimes just too great a burden to bear when the person you married becomes seriously ill?
Flex that grey matter with these brain-boosting exercises.
The brain is divided into several areas, all of which perform different functions. Get to know your thinking organ better.
They call him the godfather of the Omega-3 Movement. Dr Jorn Dyerberg first discovered the health benefits of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the early 1970s