Hello, everyone, and please let me welcome all of us to this Thursday.  I really wanted to make my title for today rhyme, but maybe later.  I have been doing a lot of thinking, contemplating, and reflecting lately.  For instance, why can’t I remember or recall the German or Spanish words I JUST SAW asContinue reading “REFLECTION THURSDAY”

Fitness: Strong Legs, Strong Brain — 3-D Vitality

While exercise in general is known to be important for overall health as well as for brain health, numerous studies have revealed a strong link between leg strength in particular and brain health. Exercise in general improves health and brain function in the following ways: Improves and increases blood circulation (oxygenation) to the brain and […]Continue reading “Fitness: Strong Legs, Strong Brain — 3-D Vitality”


Hello, everyone, and welcome to the closing hours of our SUPER SUNDAY!  I am wishing all of you a peaceful and prosperous week ahead of us. Now let’s move on to the heart of this conversation.  Just exactly WHO ARE “The Joneses,” how many of them are there, and why do we want to “keepContinue reading “KEEPING UP WITH (YOUR OWN VERSION) OF THE JONESES”

There’s No Brain in the World Like Yours — Dana Foundation

Guest post by Kayt Sukel In the beloved children’s book, Happy Birthday to You!, Dr. Seuss writes, “Today you are YOU, that is TRUER than true. There is NO ONE alive who is YOUER than YOU.” Those who study the brain understand that the complex interplay of genetics and environment give rise to that “you-ness”Continue reading “There’s No Brain in the World Like Yours — Dana Foundation”

Closed Captioning and Transcripts Now Available for Videos and Podcasts! — Dana Foundation

At the Dana Foundation, we strive to make credible and current information about the brain available to as many people as possible. As part of that effort, we have recently taken steps to make our materials accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The majority of our YouTube videos are now closed […]Continue reading “Closed Captioning and Transcripts Now Available for Videos and Podcasts! — Dana Foundation”

Living with Parkinson’s — Dana Foundation

It was hard to miss Alan Alda’s announcement this week on CBS This Morning that the legendary actor had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease more than three years ago. Alda, 82, said one of the reasons he was speaking out was to offer a message of hope to people who are living with the disease: […]Continue reading “Living with Parkinson’s — Dana Foundation”