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brain function

Can one night of sleep deprivation affect your brain?

A small new study shows that one night of sleep deprivation is associated with signs of brain tissue loss.

Why fidgeting may be good for your health. Really.

Shuffling your feet and mindlessly tapping your fingers may be connected to cognitive benefits, a faster metabolism, and more. Who knew?

What 20 minutes of yoga does for your brain

A new study shows that just 20 minutes of yoga could help your brain function better.

Movement made us smarter (and still does)

In a paper that will be published in January, anthropologist David A. Raichlen says physical activity was key in the development of bigger brains.