How to stop Alzheimer’s before it begins

There is a mistaken but widespread belief that we are all helpless victims of cruel fate and random DNA, marching through our lives towards a preordained conclusion. Instead, the evidence suggests that developing dementia is largely a matter of what you eat and drink. Here are four dietary changes you can make now that can play a significant role in maintaining the health of the ageing brain.

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What you learn about racism, from studying the human brain.

When you go back, Africa is everyone’s starting point. As the title of an article in Newsweek proclaimed, in August 2014, “There is no such thing as race”. This article describes how, in 1950, an international panel of experts at UNESCO issued a statement confirming that “race” is a myth. When they looked for the differences separating us, all they found were similarities.

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