The term "Mind-brain-body" denotes that we are integrated beings—that our minds (including our ability to think, remember, reason, plan, and feel) are not separate from the rest of our bodies, or indeed from the environments that we live in.
Recently, via popular media, we're hearing a lot about "the brain." We're told that the brain controls our morals and ethics, our happiness or sadness, our memory, our health, our…. and the list goes on.
Mind-brain-body science broadly challenges this thinking, noting that we are not merely the passive victims of our brains.
In fact, science has now definitively shown that by changing our values, behaviors, lifestyles, or environments, we can, literally, restructure aspects of our brains and improve our ability to think, reason, and remember.
We encourage you to read on for more details around Mind-Brain-Body science.
What Mind-Body-Brain Is
Mind-Brain-Body (MBB) represents a growing body of 21st century research showing that our cognitive health as we age reflects the totality of the health of our minds, brains, and bodies.
SageMind is based on over 70 research studies outlining the relationships among our lifestyles, genetics, values, habits, beliefs, the structure of our brains, and our physical health.
Mind-Brain-Body research recognizes that there is typically not "one thing" that preserves our cognitive health, or "one thing" that leads to cognitive decline or dementia. Rather, cognitive health represents the end result of our ongoing ways of living. As we change our ways of living, we change our cognitive health.
What Mind-Body-Brain is Not
Mind-Brain-Body science resides firmly within 21st century biomedical, psychological, and neurological research.
Mind-Brain-Body does not rely on alternative approaches such as homeopathy, energy systems, or similar views, beliefs, or frameworks.
That said, your may be surprised to know what modern science has begun to understand as important to our cognitive and physical health.