Video Gaming and Your Brain

Does “gaming” (playing video games) change the landscape of your brain? The truth is, anything you think, do, or say repeatedly has a definite effect and shapes your brain. But are the effects positive or negative, especially when it comes to developing minds? The answer is “yes.” Too much gaming pushes negative buttons. However, gaming… Read More

You are what you eat?

Did you know your eating habits affect you thinking abilities? Can a typical Western diet high in saturated fats and sugars affect the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to crave the unhealthful food? Psychologist Terry Davidson, director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at American University in Washington,… Read More