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(Medical Xpress)—Children at risk for eating disorders on average have a higher IQ and better working memory but have poorer attentional control, according to researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A century and a half ago, French physician Pierre Paul Broca found that patients with damage to part of the brain's frontal lobe were unable to speak more than a few words. Later dubbed Broca's area, this ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new US study into brain function has found links between preferences and the regions of the brain involved in connecting new memories to old ones. The associations formed provide shortcuts ...
Neuroscience Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer's-like mental impairment.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 7 |
A new Indiana University study is the first of its kind to show it may be possible to improve memory and thought process speed among breast cancer survivors.
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Trying to keep an image we've just seen in memory can leave us blind to things we are 'looking' at, according to the results of a new study supported by the Wellcome Trust.
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Taking Ginkgo Biloba supplements does not improve memory, attention or problem solving in healthy individuals, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A growing body of research shows that children who suffer severe neglect and social isolation have cognitive and social impairments as adults. A study from Boston Children's Hospital shows, for the first time, how these functional ...
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Looking at a tangled mass of network cables plugged into a crowded router doesn't yield much insight into the network traffic that runs through the hardware.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Non-smokers who live with or spend time with smokers are damaging their memory, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Addiction Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Adult long-term survivors of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma are at risk for neurocognitive impairment, according to research published online Sept. 4 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Executive functions are psychological skills we use to achieve goals – for example planning actions in advance, solving problems and ignoring distractions. People with less efficient 'executive functions' are less able ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ginkgo biloba extract does not significantly reduce the likelihood of diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in older people, according to the results of the largest ever Alzheimer's prevention study in Europe, published in Lancet Ne ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A simple eye tracking test could hold the key to earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Aging Association.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Research has found that declines in temporal information processing (TIP), the rate at which auditory information is processed, underlies the progressive loss of function across multiple cognitive systems in the elderly, ...
Neuroscience Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |