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The More Women Earn, the Less Healthy They Feel

The More Women Earn, the Less Healthy They Feel | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

"I surveyed 369 North American professional women, largely drawn from Fortune 500 companies, to get a fuller picture of their health. The women in my sample included a range of incomes and education levels from senior executives to entry-level analysts to executive assistants. As far as I know, it’s the first survey of its kind to look specifically at executive women’s health". By Meghan FitzGerald

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6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Spend this year taking care of your brain. You'll be amazed at the results.
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Gamers have more grey matter and better brain connectivity, study suggests

Gamers have more grey matter and better brain connectivity, study suggests | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
As someone who has just gotten into their first MMO, only to clock an unseemly amount of hours within the first few months, I’m no stranger to the guilt that can come from habitual gaming. But the good news is there’s mounting evidence that the hobby can have a range of beneficial effects on your brain, including improved cognitive control, emotional regulation, spatial resolution of vision, hand-eye motor coordination, and contrast sensitivity. 
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These Healthcare Apps Keep Us On Our Best Behavior

These Healthcare Apps Keep Us On Our Best Behavior | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

The key question that nearly everyone is asking is this: how can we reliably affect behavior change to increase the well-being of groups large and small,..

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The MIND diet may slow brain aging by 7.5 years

The MIND diet may slow brain aging by 7.5 years | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Eating a group of specific foods — known as the MIND diet — may slow cognitive decline among aging adults, even when the person is not at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center.

This finding supplements a previous study by the research team, reported by KurzweiliAI in March, that found that the MIND diet may reduce a person’s risk in developing Alzheimer’s disease.

The researchers’ new study shows that older adults who followed the MIND diet more rigorously showed an equivalent of being 7.5 years younger cognitively than those who followed the diet least. Results of the study were recently published online in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.
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