“The Brain Trainers” (New York Times feature art...

Nov 4, 2012 by

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

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Re-writing memory in mice

Sep 16, 2014 by

Researchers have discovered that emotional memory traces can be re-written to form new ones — e.g., from bad to good....

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Bariatric surgery could reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Sep 15, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that weight loss after bariatric surgery could actually reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in people who are obese....

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New research may help stroke and TBI victims

Sep 14, 2014 by

Scientists at the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition found that people learn to generate certain neural activity patterns more easily than others and there is a limit on cognitive flexibility in terms of neurons....

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Huntington’s gene plays big role in long-term memory

Sep 13, 2014 by

Neurologists have discovered that the “Huntington’s gene” plays an important role in normal long-term memory....

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DNA methylation implicated in Alzheimer’s

Sep 12, 2014 by

Research have demonstrated how DNA methylation in the brain plays a role in Alzheimer’s....

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Wii balance board changes MS patients’ brains

Sep 11, 2014 by

A new study found that people with MS experienced positive changes in their brain connections related to balance and movement after using the Wii balance board....

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Fit kids have more fibrous and compact white matter

Sep 9, 2014 by

A new study says that kids who are fit have more fibrous and compact white matter in their brains than kids who are less fit....

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