Monthly Archives: April 2015

MIND-full Monday: BBQ Chicken Thighs, Black-Eyed Peas & Broccoli

I’m back in the kitchen today, creating another meal in the MIND-full Monday series, using the reported guidelines used in a recent study for Alzheimer’s prevention, also know as Dr. Martha Clare Morris’  MIND diet. This week, I’ve been very excited to learn about the molecular level of brain plasticity in my online course on Perception and Action in the Brain from Coursera. I’ve… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: Mediterranean Pan-Seared Salmon & Green Bean Medley

Welcome to another MIND-full Monday where I show you what is cooking in my kitchen, in line with Dr. Martha Clare Morris’  MIND diet. As always, if you’re curious about why I choose to showcase meals in line with this diet or want to know more about the research conducted by the Rush Memory and Aging Project, read my previous post, Why I… Read more →

A “Canta-lobe” is born!

Interesting things happen when professors encourage creativity. I’m taking an online neuroscience class at the moment and in the first week, I’ve learned more neuroanatomy than I ever thought I could know. This week’s assignment is designed for us to display competency in a creative way of our choosing. For me, this is fun territory. After going over and over in my… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: Simple Salmon & Brown Rice Khichri

Hi everyone, Welcome to the first installment in the MIND-full Monday series where I share my convenient, affordable recipe ideas that fit the requirements of the Alzheimer’s prevention MIND diet. To read more about my motivation to adopt this diet or to read the initial research by the Rush Memory and Aging Project on Dr. Martha Clare Morris’ MIND diet, follow the… Read more →

Science Sunday: Sex of Brain Changed in Rat, 10 Mistakes When Interpreting Research, Galaxy-Inspired Easter Eggs

  Drumroll, please! Its time for another edition of Science Sunday! This week, we’re talking about prenatal digit and brain development, Google Maps for the body, along with top mistakes made while reading scientific studies. As important as it is to read studies, it is more important to read them correctly to prevent misunderstanding and the spread of misinformation. And a… Read more →