Psychology & Psychiatry

Blind people remember language better than sighted people do

Blind people can remember speech better than sighted people, but a person's ability to see makes no difference in how they remember sound effects, found a new study by Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Schizophrenia, bipolar I patients experience cognitive decline

(HealthDay)—Schizophrenia and bipolar I patients experience cognitive decline through adulthood, although the nature of this decline varies across disorders and cognitive functions, according to a study published online ...

Neuroscience

Can brain stimulation improve memory formation?

For some adults, the use of a responsive neurostimulation (RNS) system implanted in the brain can help lessen or control seizures related to certain types of epilepsy. The device works similar to a pacemaker but is implanted ...

Neuroscience

Aerobics may be a smart workout for your brain at any age

It's never too late to lace up some sneakers and work up a sweat for brain health, according to a study published in the May 13, 2020, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The ...

Neuroscience

Hot flashes impair memory performance

If you're having difficulty identifying the right word to express yourself clearly or remembering a story correctly, you may blame menopause. A new study suggests that physiologic hot flashes are associated with decreased ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Why alzheimer's may be tougher to spot in women

(HealthDay)—If your memory starts slipping, your gender may play a role in whether or not you are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. How?

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Pregnancy and reproductive history may impact dementia risk

Research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018 in Chicago highlighted sex differences associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease across the life course, including the first ever ...

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