“The Brain Trainers” (New York Times feature article)...

Nov 4, 2012 by

The New York Times wrote a great feature piece on LearningRx:...

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LearningRx reviews evidence that brain resets during sleep

May 27, 2017 by

Visual evidence that the brain resets during sleep Microscopic images showed researchers how the synapses between two nerve cells shrink during sleep and grow when we’re awake....

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LearningRx reviews study on dementia and air pollution

May 25, 2017 by

One-fifth of dementia cases may be caused by air pollution Research published in the journal Translational Psychiatry indicates that exposure to high levels of tiny air pollution particles that are up to 2.5 micrometers in diameter increase an older woman’s risk of dementia by over 90 percent....

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LearningRx reviews ADHD study

May 23, 2017 by

Study confirms differences in brain regions in people with ADHD Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the largest imaging study of its kind has found that people with ADHD have different brains. The differences are especially prominent in children....

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LearningRx reviews calcium imbalance link to Alzheimer’s

May 21, 2017 by

Calcium imbalance within brain cells may trigger Alzheimer’s A research team has discovered that in Alzheimer’s-affected tissue, sodium-calcium exchanger levels were extremely low, leaving few transporter proteins to remove calcium ions from a neuron’s mitochondria to prevent an excessive buildup....

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LearningRx reviews autism study

May 19, 2017 by

Autism more common in people whose brains are male-like A new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry indicates that it’s not just biological sex that determines a higher likelihood of autism, but also brain features that are more commonly found in male brains....

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LearningRx reviews autism link to high-risk babies

May 17, 2017 by

Algorithm predicts whether high-risk babies will develop autism A team of researchers from Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at the University of North Carolina have designed a process that uses MRI scans, a computer program and an algorithm to help predict whether a high-risk infant will go on to develop autism as a toddler....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain regions and memory

May 15, 2017 by

Researchers find that another brain area helps form memories The hippocampus has been known as the main part of the brain responsible for making memories, but a new study indicates that a region called the medial entorhinal cortex “reports” to the hippocampus....

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