Tag: brain function

Smartphone Brain Drain

by   Volume 13, Number 9 One major change in the lives of persons living in developed countries over the past decade is the presence of smartphones. According to the Pew Research Center, as of January of this year, 77%…

Walking and Conflict

by Volume 13, Number 8 Walking is arguably the most basic form of physical activity, and its associated health benefits have been well established. Walking has made its way into the workplace in the form of walking meetings and/or treadmill…

Brain Exercise

by Volume 13, Number 1 The ability to remember is one of the most critical functions of the brain. Memory is commonly taken for granted when one’s brain is working well, but memory impairment can cause profound disruptions in basic…

Poverty and Health

by Volume 12, Number 2 To assert that poverty is bad for health is certainly not a new concept. It has long been known that there is a socioeconomic status (SES) gradient when it comes to health. The poor have…