Archive: 06/15/2011

Testing improves memory

"We've known for over 100 years that testing is good for memory," says Kent State University psychology graduate student Kalif Vaughn. Psychologists have proven in a myriad of experiments that "retrieval practice"—correctly ...

Jun 15, 2011
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Using olive oil in your diet may prevent a stroke

A new study suggests that consuming olive oil may help prevent a stroke in older people. The research is published in the June 15, 2011, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Jun 15, 2011
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Noninvasive brain stimulation helps curb impulsivity

Inhibitory control can be boosted with a mild form of brain stimulation, according to a study published in the June 2011 issue of Neuroimage, Elsevier's Journal of Brain Function. The study's findings indicate that non-in ...

Jun 15, 2011
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