Clearing Out the Junk: Healthy lifestyle choices boost brain waste disposal

by Benjamin Andreone figures by Nick Lue An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? From packing in nutrients with a veggie-rich diet, to keeping off body fat through daily exercise, we have been taught our whole lives that healthy lifestyle choices are good for our bodies.  What has been more mysterious, however, is how these same choices affect our minds. Researchers from the … Continue reading Clearing Out the Junk: Healthy lifestyle choices boost brain waste disposal

Want to become a better runner? Get some running buddies

The Internet abounds with running guides for beginners. Buy these shoes! Download this app! Do these dynamic warm up stretches! And while all of this advice works for getting you off the couch, the most effective trick for sticking to a running routine may be to surround yourself with other runners. Sinan Aral and Christos Nicolaides at MIT’s Sloan School of Management wanted to explore … Continue reading Want to become a better runner? Get some running buddies