Category: Brain Science

What is “Mental Fitness”?

Kate Lemerle

Most people know the importance of exercise and healthy eating for physical fitness. However, mental fitness gets very little press and when you ask most people what it means, they assume it’s referring just to good memory. New research is showing that mental fitness is far more complex than just being good at solving puzzlesContinue Reading


The Importance of Sleep

Kate Lemerle

For most of us, sleep is something we take for granted. We look forward to it as a reward for a day’s hard work, time out from our ever-increasingly busy lives. In fact, we spend about a third of our lives sleeping…but we still know so little about it. Why do humans sleep? What purposeContinue Reading