News tagged with spatial abilities
(Medical Xpress)—Research by U of T Mississauga psychology professor Glenn Schellenberg reveals that two key personality traits – openness-to-experience and conscientiousness—predict better than IQ ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Clenching your right hand may help form a stronger memory of an event or action, and clenching your left may help you recollect the memory later, according to research published April 24 in the open access ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Playing video games for an hour each day can improve subsequent performance on cognitive tasks that use similar mental processes to those involved in the game, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a unique screening instrument that provides a 'one-stop' brain function profile of patients who have suffered stroke or other neurological damage.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study of eight child prodigies suggests a possible link between these children's special skills and autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 09, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Working mothers may have to juggle more tasks than their husbands, but the long-held belief that women are better than men at multitasking is a myth, according to new Swedish research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (10) | 7
Spatial skills--those involved with reading maps and assembling furniture--can be improved if you work at it, that's according to a new look at the studies on this topic by researchers at Northwestern University and Temple.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For children with dyslexia, the trouble begins even before they start reading and for reasons that don't necessarily reflect other language skills. That's according to a report published online on April 5 in Current Biology, that f ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
In a new study published in the March issue of Radiology, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that cognitive rehabilitation changes brain function and improves cognitive performance in patients with relaps ...
Inflammatory disorders Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Being good at estimating time can be a useful skill on its own, but it may also indicate higher mathematical intelligence as well, according to a new study published in the Dec. 7 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 07, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Adults who consume dairy products at least once daily have higher cognitive function than those who rarely or never drink milk or eat dairy foods, according to a new study by researchers from the University of South Australia ...
Health Sep 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Differences in male and female behaviour are often subject to study. Women are known to be more verbally fluent, have better manual dexterity and are better at noticing things (like a new haircut). Men on the other hand often ...
Neuroscience Jun 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |