News tagged with cognitive activity

Workings of working memory revealed

Our understanding of how a key part of the human brain works may be wrong. That's the conclusion of a team at Oxford University's Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA), published in journal Trends in Co ...

Jun 08, 2015
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Exercise as chemo-brain treatment

Cancer patients might feel their best if they simply maintain or only slightly increase their physical activity throughout chemotherapy instead of letting it decline, according to a University of Rochester ...

Jun 02, 2015
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Changing activity in the ageing brain

Normal ageing affects our ability to carry out complex cognitive tasks. But exactly how our brain functions change during this process is largely unknown. Now, researchers in Malaysia have demonstrated that ...

May 29, 2015
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Researchers study brain-to-brain interfaces

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk a mile (or 1.6 kilometres) in somebody else's shoes? Or have you ever tried to send a telepathic message to a partner in transit to "pick up milk on your ...

Mar 09, 2015
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Why does physical activity during childhood matter?

Over the past thirty years, physical activity among children has declined markedly. The public health implications of this decline include a growing prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.

Dec 02, 2014
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