Bushfires can damage our brain

Regardless of where we live, bushfires are becoming an increasingly common feature of our lives and a growing risk factor for cognitive decline.  Scientists have long known that air pollution [...]

Trick or treat?

Last week I flew to Melbourne to speak at the National Dementia Conference. The first thing I saw at the airport when I stepped off the plane was a billboard for ‘The Brain Drink’ pictured above. [...]

Everybody’s Oma

When Jason van Genderen’s father became terminally ill with cancer, Jason started filming their lives so he could create a lasting family legacy. Not long after his father passed away, his Dutch [...]

Can music unlock memory?

Recently I came across the Numeric Language of Music® (NLM) program conceived by Patty Carlson. Patty is a film score composer and producer, concert pianist and music educator. She taught herself [...]

Do you want to participate in exciting brain research?

Monash University researchers have developed an online trial called BetterBrains that is designed to boost your brain and defy dementia. I’m a participant myself and highly recommend the [...]