Psychology & Psychiatry

How do we learn to learn? New research offers an education

Cognitive training designed to focus on what's important while ignoring distractions can enhance the brain's information processing, enabling the ability to "learn to learn," finds a new study on mice.

Medical research

Vibration training for multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease that affects the body's central nervous system. It can limit a person's mobility, impair physical and cognitive functions, and increase the risk of falling, collectively ...

Health

Exercise improves health through changes to DNA

While it is widely known that regular physical exercise decreases the risk of virtually all chronic illnesses, the mechanisms at play are not fully known. Now scientists at the University of Copenhagen have discovered that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A remote, computerized training program eases anxiety in children

Anxiety levels in the United States are rising sharply and have especially intensified in younger populations. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect 31.9 percent of children ...

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