Is Reading STILL The Best Brain Exercise?
Nov28

Is Reading STILL The Best Brain Exercise?

Reading has been noted as one of the all time best brain exercises throughout history.  But what do the experts have to say about reading and brain exercise?   Dr. Seema Joshi, internist and geriatrician with Trinity in Bettendorf says, “Studies show over and over again there’s just no substitute to brain exercise”.  In addition, “I tell my patients to do their usual things in unusual...

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The Effects of TV on YOUR Brain
Nov20

The Effects of TV on YOUR Brain

Studies have shown that watching television induces low alpha waves in the human brain. Alpha waves are brainwaves between 8 to 12 HZ. and are commonly associated with relaxed meditative states as well as brain states associated with suggestibility. While Alpha waves achieved through meditation are beneficial (they promote relaxation and insight), too much time spent in the low Alpha wave state caused by TV can cause unfocussed...

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