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Getting your Brain Ready for Peak Performance

One of the things I do to keep my brain sharp for science is to play chess online. But with all the new research projects at LivingTheCRWay, I had not had the time to play for two months. Finally, this past Sunday I felt that I could take an hour out to play a game… read more

Brain Aging Affects Chess Championships

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2016 U.S. Championship Field Title First Name Last Name USCF Age Residence GM Hikaru Nakamura 2869 28 Saint Louis, MO GM Fabiano Caruana 2858 23 Saint Louis, MO GM Wesley So 2848 22 Minnetonka, MN GM Ray Robson 2752 21 Saint Louis, MO GM Gata Kamsky 2737 40 Lubbock, TX GM Alex Onischuk 2745 41… read more

Cognitive Aging Expert, Dr. Timothy Salthouse, to Appear on LivingTheCRWay Teleconference

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At long last, we have been able to schedule a Brain Booster teleconference date for Dr. Timothy Salthouse, leading expert on the decline with age of cognitive capabilities: Saturday, March 8, 4:00 pm (ET). Most people think cognitive decline begins in the 50s, 60s, or beyond – but that’s just when it becomes noticeable. According… read more

Glucose Control Improves Cognitive Function

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Another study has come to our attention that reinforces the importance of keeping glucose low for improved cognitive function. The brain in the age of old: The hippocampal formation is targeted differentially by diseases of late life Annals of Neurology 2008; 64: 698-707. Wu W, Brickman AM, Luchsinger J, Ferrazzano P, Pichiule P, et al.… read more

Calorie Restriction the CR Way for a Better Brain

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Start this blog post by taking 2 seconds to look at the following numbers. Then look away and see if you can remember them. 9, 7, 2, 4, 6, 1, 2, 5, 7 How did you do? Now, try 10 numbers, and please be strict. Only use 2 seconds to look at them before looking… read more

Calorie Restriction and brain training improves cognition

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Pre-law students, take heart! If you study intensely for a law school admissions test (LSAT), which involves three months of rigorous training, your brain makes positive changes. A perceptive study led by a graduate student Allyson Mackey at UC Berkley’s Helen Willis Neuroscience Institute at the Bunge Lab, shows that people who work hard at… read more