Can Coffee Drinking Reduce Your Dementia Risk?

Many reasons that weren’t explored may account for the findings that women who drank coffee decreased their risk of dementia. Tim Wright/Unsplash, CC BY A study was reported to show caffeine protects older women from dementia. But looking closer at the research, we can’t truly claim coffee was the reason some of the women had a lower risk of dementia.    By Dr.[…]

Three or Four Cups of Coffee a Day Does You More Good than Harm

Nobuhiro Asada/Shutterstock.com A new analysis shows that coffee is associated with a host of positive health effects. By Dr. Robin Poole / 11.22.2017 Specialist Registrar in Public Health University of Southampton Drinking moderate amounts of coffee – about three or four cups a day – is more likely to benefit our health than harm it, our latest research shows. This is important to know[…]

Fact-Checking: More than Meets the Eye

We don’t automatically question information we read or hear. Gaelfphoto/Shutterstock.com Cognitive psychologists know the way our minds work means we not only don’t notice errors and misinformation we know are wrong, we also then remember them as true. By Dr. Lisa Fazio / 03.29.2018 Assistant Professor of Psychology Vanderbilt University Here’s a quick quiz for you:[…]

Strike!!! Strike!!! Strike!!! When Dutch Workers Said No to the Nazi Persecution of Dutch Jews

Protests against the Horrible Holocaust !!! Stop! Stop! Stop! By Dr. Peter Cole / 02.25.2018 Professor of History Western Illinois University People are powerful. Some have forgotten how strong ordinary people, when united, can be. Others never learned this fact. All people must do is put their hands in their pockets at work. That is, strike.[…]

Medieval Life in Europe: Early Germanic Tribes through the Crusades

Section of the Bayeux Tapestry, created following William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066 CE / Wikimedia Commons Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 04.02.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief 1 – The Germanic Tribes 1.1 – Introduction The Germanic tribes, an ancient nomadic civilization, used their superior military strength to lay the foundation for modern[…]