Proof you can learn while you sleep

Aug 28, 2012 by

A new study shows you can learn while you sleep. Researchers found that sleeping participants who heard a tone followed by an odor would either sniff (if they had eventually learned to associate that tone with a good odor) or cut their breath short (if they had eventually learned to associate that tone with a bad odor). The next day, the (awake) participants continued the behavior, even though none of them remembered anything from the night before....

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IQs have risen up to 3 points per decade

Aug 26, 2012 by

Over the past 100 years our collective (worldwide) IQs have risen by up to 3 points per decade. It’s called “The Flynn Effect” (after James Flynn, who studied the changes)....

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Treating ADHD before speech therapy helps stutterers

Aug 25, 2012 by

Did you know that most children who stutter also have ADHD symptoms? Doctors who co-authored the report on the correlation say that the addressing attention skills BEFORE trying speech therapy can help....

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Elderly can increase auditory processing speed

Aug 24, 2012 by

Here’s a TIP for you: Brain training increases TIP (temporal information processing)! Research has found that the elderly can increase their auditory processing speed through computer games designed to improve memory, attention and sequencing abilities....

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Preemptive brain training helps brain later in life

Aug 23, 2012 by

A new study has found that preemptive cognitive training can help the brain function better even much later in life....

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Studying for LSATs actually changes your brain

Aug 22, 2012 by

Studying for the LSATs is hard, but it does a lot more than prepare you for the exam: it actually changes your brain. The results of new research show that intensive preparation for the LSATs boosts the connections in the brain. http://www.sciencecodex.com/intense_prep_for_law_school_admission_test_alters_brain_structure-97112...

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