News tagged with crossword puzzles
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Sussex neuroscientist has come up with a radical new approach in the pursuit of our understanding of consciousness.
Neuroscience Sep 11, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 3
Too often our memory starts acting like a particularly porous sieve: all the important fragments that should be caught and preserved somehow just disappear. So armed with pencils and bolstered by caffeine, legions of adults, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A Northwestern University study that will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides the first biological evidence that bilinguals' rich experience with language in essence "fine-tunes" ...
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Brain training exercises more effective at improving cognitive function than crossword puzzles, study says
A new study shows that doing brain training exercises is more effective at improving cognitive function than performing knowledge games, like crossword puzzles. This is the preliminary analysis of the results from Iowa Healthy ...
Neuroscience Nov 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Forget about working crossword puzzles and listening to Mozart. If you want to improve your ability to reason and solve new problems, just take a few minutes every day to do a maddening little exercise ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 30, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (28) | 5 |