OverviewEven at a time when feeling scattered, stressed and isolated is more common than ever, the occasional feeling that “I’m losing my mind!" doesn’t have to lead to loss of memory or brain function. Scientific research has shown strategies that help you create a healthier brain. We may take pride in the idea that more is better, but longer to-do lists that lead to multitasking generally fails to make us more efficient. According to brain health expert Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, chief director of Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas at Dallas, this thinking is actually a disservice to mental and physical health.