Running helps brain stave off effects of chronic stress: Exercise protects vital memory and learning functions

The study finds that running mitigates the negative impacts chronic stress has on the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory.

Source: Running helps brain stave off effects of chronic stress: Exercise protects vital memory and learning functions — ScienceDaily

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Just 1-2 Daily Servings of Leafy Greens Slows Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

A new study reveals that upping your daily intake of leafy greens can sharpen your memory and minimize cognitive decline. Learn more about the study, as well as what greens to eat, and how to sneak more into your diet here.

Source: Just 1-2 Daily Servings of Leafy Greens Slows Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

What are memories made of? New study sheds light on key protein

Researchers have identified the distinct roles and locations in the brain of a protein called AKT believed to be instrumental in memory formation and synaptic plasticity.

Source: What are memories made of? New study sheds light on key protein — ScienceDaily

Curcumin improves memory and mood: Twice-daily supplements boosted cognitive power

Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss.

Source: Curcumin improves memory and mood: Twice-daily supplements boosted cognitive power over 18 months — ScienceDaily