News tagged with cognitive

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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Does aging affect decision making?

Aging is associated with significant decline in cognitive functions. But does this translate into poorer decision making? Psychologists from the University of Basel and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development report ...

Jun 01, 2015
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