What’s LearningRx? Watch the video!

Nov 23, 2016 by

What is LearningRx personal brain training and why does it work? LearningRx one-on-one brain training focuses on a set of seven cognitive skills that allow us to learn easier, think faster, and perform better: http://www.learningrx.com. This video explains what these...

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LearningRx brain training improved IQ by 21 points

Aug 23, 2016 by

The results of a randomized controlled trial (RCT), published recently in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, support the efficacy of the ThinkRx® one-on-one cognitive training program in improving cognitive skills and IQ scores in students ages 8 to 14...

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Traffic noise may raise dementia risk

Oct 14, 2021 by

A new Danish study published in the journal The BMJ suggests that having exposure to traffic noise results in a higher risk of developing all-cause dementia. This is especially true of Alzheimer’s disease....

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Scientists pinpoint the uncertainty of working memory

Oct 12, 2021 by

A paper published in the journal Neuron, the human brain regions that are responsible for working memory content are also used to gauge the quality (uncertainty) of memories. Their research shows how these neural responses allow us to act...

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3D facial scans give genetic clues to autism

Oct 7, 2021 by

Researchers at Edith Cowan University used high-tech 3D facial scans to get a better understanding of the genetic causes of autism. The machine learning techniques analyze 5,000 points on faces to measure facial asymmetry in parents of children on...

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Algorithm spots early Alzheimer’s with near 100% accuracy

Oct 5, 2021 by

Researchers from Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania have created a deep-learning computer algorithm that can accurately detect and differentiate the stages of MCI from fMRI scans. The algorithm can identify MCI, which often precedes the development of Alzheimer’s,...

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Words and sounds processed separately but simultaneously in brain...

Sep 28, 2021 by

Neuroscientists have discovered a new pathway in our brains that processes the sounds of language. The new research indicates that auditory and speech processing occur in parallel. This contradicts the theory that our brains process acoustic information and then...

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Mental abilities can improve with age

Sep 23, 2021 by

New research published in Nature Human Behavior indicates that two key brain functions can improve in older people. Scientists found that the functions—which allow us to attend to new information and to focus on what’s important in a given...

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Retinal plaques may be biomarkers for Alzheimer’s

Sep 21, 2021 by

New findings published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia indicate that amyloid plaques found in the retinas may be an indicator of similar Alzheimer’s plaques in the brain. The discovery indicates that the eyes may provide a more visible biomarker for...

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