News tagged with cognitive capacities
There may be a way for older people to prevent natural aging of their minds, and it could be as simple as playing a video game.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Improving neurone production in elderly persons presenting with a decline in cognition is a major challenge facing an ageing society and the emergence of neuro-degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. INSERM and ...
Medical research Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mindfulness training may help to boost standardized test scores and improve working memory, according to a new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have found what they believe is the key to understanding why the human brain is larger and more complex than that of other animals.
Genetics Aug 16, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (17) | 32 |
A walk in the park may have psychological benefits for people suffering from depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Children may perform better in school and feel more confident about themselves if they are told that failure is a normal part of learning, rather than being pressured to succeed at all costs, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A two-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed.
Health Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
In the classic film "12 Angry Men," Henry Fonda's character sways a jury with his quiet, persistent intelligence. But would he have succeeded if he had allowed himself to fall sway to the social dynamics of that jury?
Neuroscience Jan 22, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (9) | 8 |