“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 study on brain mapping preemies

Apr 23, 2017 by

Brain mapping preemies can help predict and prevent effects of childhood brain injury Scientists studying premature babies found that a high number of small white matter lesions in the brain accurately predicted motor problems at 18 months. In addition, a large number of white matter injuries in the frontal lobe predicted reasoning problems....

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LearningRx reviews study on chicory for Alzheimer’s

Apr 21, 2017 by

Chicory compound appears to reduce memory loss from Alzheimer’s A study published in the FASEB Journal indicates that mice treated with a chicory compound (chicoric acid) displayed better memory in behavioral tests than rodents who didn’t get the compound....

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LearningRx reviews study on musicians’ fast reaction times...

Apr 19, 2017 by

Musicians have faster reaction times than non-musicians Researchers have found that musicians have faster reaction times than non-musicians for auditory, tactile and audio-tactile stimulations....

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LearningRx reviews study on stopping and reversing Alzheimer’s...

Apr 17, 2017 by

Researchers stop and reverse Alzheimer’s related brain damage in mice A team at the Washington University School of Medicine in Missouri have figured out how to not only stop the buildup of tau, but also reverse it....

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LearningRx reviews new study on ADHD

Apr 15, 2017 by

Study says younger children may be over-diagnosed with ADHD There’s new evidence indicating that a child’s birth date may affect the chance they’ll be diagnosed with ADHD....

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LearningRx reviews study on meditation, music and Alzheimer’s...

Apr 13, 2017 by

Meditation and music may improve early decline from Alzheimer’s A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease indicates that meditation and music listening programs show promise in improving measures of cognition and memory in adults with subjective cognitive decline....

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LearningRx reviews study on Alzheimer’s forming in utero...

Apr 11, 2017 by

Deficiency of vitamin A may cause Alzheimer’s to form in utero In the Alzheimer’s study, prenatal mice that were vitamin A-deprived performed significantly worse on memory and learning tests when they grew up, compared to those who had plenty of vitamin A....

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