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Neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have taken a major step in their efforts to help people with memory loss tied to brain disorders such as Alzheimer's ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A brain-training task that increases the number of items an individual can remember over a short period of time may boost performance in other problem-solving tasks by enhancing communication between different brain areas. ...
Neuroscience Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
A review of published research has found no evidence that drugs, herbal products or vitamin supplements help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Non-musicians who speak tonal languages may have a better ear for learning musical notes, according to Canadian researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
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 |
A new analysis has found that a combination of methods that help patients with dementia remember proper eating habits can improve their physical health and lessen symptoms of depression. Published early online in the Journal of ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
After conducting the largest online intelligence study on record, a Western University-led research team has concluded that the notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient or IQ by a singular, standardized test is highly ...
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (28) | 24 |
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
Helping children achieve their full potential in school is of great concern to everyone, and a number of commercial products have been developed to try and achieve this goal. The Cogmed Working Memory Training program (ht ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Hear the word "party" and memories of your 8th birthday sleepover or the big bash you attended last New Year's may come rushing to mind. But it's exactly these kinds of memories, embedded in a specific ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research at Sandia National Laboratories has shown that it's possible to predict how well people will remember information by monitoring their brain activity while they study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
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 |
UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain fitness program played on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills.
Neuroscience Aug 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Stroboscopic training, performing a physical activity while using eyewear that simulates a strobe-like experience, has been found to increase visual short-term memory retention, and the effects last for 24 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An inflated sense of memory function in people with dementia may influence their likelihood of seeking help, new Flinders University research shows.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0