Tag: Memory

Having One Drink a Day Could Raise Brain Risks

Having One Drink a Day Could Raise Brain Risks

It is a very well-known fact that heavy drinking is directly linked to chronic disease, from damage to the liver to a higher risk of throat, esophagus, and even breast cancer. What most people don’t know is that moderate drinking—namely, just one cup a day—could also posit some serious health risks. According to a new study, even moderate drinking may be related to higher iron levels in the brain. Iron accumulation in the brain can be detrimental to memory and thinking skills.

Op-Ed: Why Some People Think the Oldies are Better

Op-Ed: Why Some People Think the Oldies are Better

You may have heard this a million times from your parents or grandparents, but they always say that the old music is better than the music today. It’s more likely because the older music gives positive feelings when they have heard it before. It acts like a memory that people can read from their library mind. There has been scientific research that shows how the music we know triggers the emotional centers of the brain.

“The Body Keeps the Score” Talks About the Impacts of PTSD

If there is anything that has evoked from the pandemic, it is the rise and acknowledgement of mental health. Bessel van der Kolk’s The Body Keeps the Score shares experiences and thoughts on overcoming a traumatic experience and techniques that are used to recover from those scars. Everyone has had at least one traumatic experience, but they either have little impact or large impact.

Daren Criss, Former Glee Star, Mourns the Life of His Brother Charles with a Touching Tribute

Daren Criss, Former Glee Star, Mourns the Life of His Brother Charles with a Touching Tribute

Daren Criss, former Glee star, shares on Wednesday a touching tribute of his brother Charles. In this announcement of Charles’ death, Daren remembers his “hilarious, insightful, gifted, intelligent” older brother. Daren wrote a beautiful three-paged tribute where he opens saying, “It breaks my heart beyond measure to say that my beloved brother Charles has left us. His loss leaves behind a debilitating fracture in the lives of his mother, brother, his three small children, and their respective mothers.

Is Thibodeau Setting the Knicks for Failure?

Is Thibodeau Setting the Knicks for Failure?

With the past 16 games that the Knicks went through, they have been set as 3-13. The Wednesday game is a memory the Knicks may want to forget because they were behind by 28 points. It was an impressive win for the Nets on that Wednesday game because they played without Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Ben Simmons who are the star players of the Nets team. In the previous months, the Knicks originally had a good score of 9-0, but Thibodeau’s leadership may have some mixed feelings on how the Knicks performed in February.

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