People who already show signs of Alzheimer's are at heightened risk.
Identifying biomarkers at a young age could promote therapies that treat symptoms of psychiatric illness.
Your intellect and behavioral tendencies may depend in part on the amount of affection you experienced as a kid.
Those who find true meaning in their life are more likely to enjoy physical and emotional well-being.
In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.
Similar to an infection, misshapen forms of two proteins appear to spread through the brain.
Your kindergarten teacher had it right—if you want to bring cheer and goodness into your life, you should first deliver the joy to others.
Hanging onto bitterness does nothing to settle up with those who have wronged you—and at day's end, it'll lead to anxiety and depression.
New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.
A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.
Researchers are finding that cultural engagement may help people tamp down depression as they age.
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