Finally! Some Prevention!

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Finally. Humans focused on preventing disaster for once instead of cleaning it up. How altering an asteroid’s path is a perfect representation of the “ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” expression.

Barbells, Babies, & Brain Fitness

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Babies, barbells, and brain fitness.  What’s the difference between lifting a baby or a barbell?  One is squirmy and the other is firm-y. Consider the familiar scene of someone lifting a child in the air overhead.  The human connection through physical touch and eye contact plus the sudden higher elevation and movement is very thrilling […]

Gold Medal for Enjoyment

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Two brief sections to this post: the conceptual part and the neurobics (practical) part. Conceptual: Norway won the most gold medals at the Olympics. Again. Buried deep in the Olympics coverage was a story about how Norway often wins the most medals at the winter Olympics because they don’t worry about success. There’s a cultural […]

Superfoods or Superfitness?

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There are no superfoods. But there are SuperVillian Foods. We created them in a lab. “Superfoods” are just the normal, healthy foods we have consumed for all of human history. They have no superpowers and have difficulty balancing out the damage from SuperVillian Foods.

Should Brain Fitness Cost an Arm and a Leg?

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Stop making fitness fancy. Fitness is not a product. Health is not something you buy. Brain health is no different. But it likely will not stay that way. It can be hard enough to be healthy even when it does not cost a small fortune.  I believe fitness – including brain fitness – should be available […]