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Practice Praxis!

What is Praxis? Praxis is Latin for doing.  It is a broad term, which is a complex, multi-step process involving both a cognitive component and a motor component. Praxis is a word we use often in the pediatric world, as ...

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Aging America, I’m On A Mission

The more I read, the more I realize what we all already know: the key to lowering healthcare costs, managing chronic diseases, and preventing dementia is, to a large extent, a self-directed choice.  There is no magic bullet, and waiting ...

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Exercise Increases Size of Hippocampus

*** This is awesome.  First, a few definitions: BDNF:  Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor.  The BDNF gene provides instructions for making a protein found in the brain and spinal cord called brain-derived neurotrophic factor. This protein promotes the survival of nerve cells (neurons) by ...

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