dementia

Essays

How Music and Memory Work Together When You’re Processing Trauma

A song can transport our minds back in time – but there may be ways to unlearn the pain we associate with a piece of music, too.
Ben Charlie Smoke
10.4.18
guns

Should People Who Develop Dementia Be Able to Keep Their Guns?

The number of Americans with dementia who live in homes with guns could reach 12 million by 2050.
Melissa Bailey
JoNel Aleccia
6.26.18
politics

The Definitive Overanalysis of Donald Trump’s 41-Word Assault on Canada

In a few sentences, Trump managed to mock Canadian identity, Justin Trudeau, and even ‘O Canada.’
Mack Lamoureux
6.26.18
Doctor's Note

Trump's Brain and the 25th Amendment

Eight experts gathered to discuss POTUS's mental situation.
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD
9.8.17
art therapy

Making Art Keeps You Sharp, a New Study Shows

If you want to live to 100, eat your veggies. If you want to keep your wits about you too, make art.
Beckett Mufson
6.20.17
fake sugar

Here’s Another Reason You Might Want to Quit Diet Soda

The health risks (Alzheimer's?!) may not be worth the calorie savings.
Jessica Migala
4.20.17
Motherboard

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.
Michael Byrne
1.22.17
studies

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.
Michael Byrne
1.21.17
Stuff

Weed Might Be Able to Block the Onset of Alzheimer's

If you're regularly exercising and smoking pot, you're already taking the right steps to ward off the disease.
VICE Staff
6.29.16
jeff astle

Family of Jeff Astle Believe Degenerative Brain Disease Affects Up to 250 Former Players

The daughter of former England player Jeff Astle thinks it could be “the tip of a very big iceberg”
Will Magee
4.13.16
Booze

Apparently Drinking Three Glasses of Champagne a Week Is Good for Your Brain

New research from the University of Reading claims that drinking three glasses of Champagne a week can help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Phoebe Hurst
11.9.15
Photo

Canadian Photojournalists Are Pasting Posters of Their Most Powerful Images in the Streets

Boreal Collective has made it their mission to reclaim public space in Toronto and Montreal.
Laurence Butet-Roch
10.19.15
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