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My top 5 brain health stories for 2014.

My top 5 brain health stories for 2014.

As 2014 draws to a close I’ve crunched the numbers and come up with the the top 5 most popular blog posts I’ve written this year. To everyone who has read, commented, shared or liked – THANK-YOU!!! Here are the top 5 most-read posts for 2014 (in descending order, just to keep the suspense!!).  Enjoy, and see… Continue Reading

How to become a centenarian – 9 lessons from the people who’ve lived the longest.

How to become a centenarian – 9 lessons from the people who’ve lived the longest.

  Late last year in my Meet the Neuroscientists interview series, I spoke to Charlene Levitan who studies centenarians for the Sydney Centenarian Study.  Her research has revealed that only about 30% of longevity is determined by our genes. As Dr Levitan pointed out: We can’t choose our parents, but we can choose our lifestyle.… Continue Reading

The September Walking Book Club

The September Walking Book Club

An overview… The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a comedy about brain wiring, evidence-based investigation, and finding love. And it is funny. One of the most entertaining books I’ve read all year. That it combines humour with a touch of neuroscience makes it the perfect book for The Walking Book Club. The Rosie Project… Continue Reading

The August Walking Book Club

The August Walking Book Club

After last month’s emotional read – Still Alice – I wanted to find something a little sweeter to read for August.  When I started reading this good old-fashioned coming of age story that I’ve had sitting unread on my bookshelf for a couple of years, I knew it was just the kind of story I… Continue Reading

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