Marghi Merzenich is the VP of Content for Posit Science. For over a decade, she's been helping to make complex neuroscience concepts more accessible to BrainHQ's users and partners.

Coffee Has Way More Antioxidants than Any Other Food or Drink We Consume

We hear a lot about antioxidants these days – and indeed, we know they are important for our brain and body health. Antioxidants have been linked to many potential benefits including protection against dementia and cancer. While things like blueberries, pomegranates, green tea, and red wine are most often touted for their antioxidant content, a…

Podcast: Dr. Merzenich Talks with Dr. Campbell About Brain Plasticity

We are big fans of Ginger Campbell, MD’s Brain Science Podcast series – she features fascinating neuroscience luminaries in her in-depth, hour-long interviews, including Norman Doidge, Jeff Hawkins, Sharon Begley, Edward Taub, and many more. Posit Science co-founder Dr. Michael Merzenich has been on the Brain Science Podcast once before, but recently revisited the show to discuss…

Recipe for Brain Health: Kale Salad with Tart Cherries & Toasted Walnuts

Earlier this week, scientists from Central Michigan University announced that the antioxidants in tart cherries may help stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers used a compound with extracts from tart cherries and found that it improved brain function in mice with Alzheimer’s symptoms and reduced symptoms of Huntington’s disease in other lab animals.…