Kids who move while learning may observe more

Mar 30, 2016 by

A new study of 500 children in the Netherlands found that those who learned math and spelling in physically active classes tested better than kids who sat at their desks....

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Formula predicts which NFL players risk brain damage

Mar 28, 2016 by

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have developed a formula to predict which NFL players will suffer brain damage decades after they retire by looking at their history of concussions, job history, reading ability and general life skills....

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That Pretty Face May Boost Your Memory

Mar 25, 2016 by

There’s reason to believe that adults do better on a memory test if they first briefly look at an attractive member of the opposite sex....

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Passive smoking may hamper kids’ cognitive skills

Mar 23, 2016 by

A team of researchers at Augusta University found that every single one of the team’s cognitive measures was poorer in the smoke-exposed children....

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The same genes that influence health shape cognitive skills

Mar 21, 2016 by

Genes associated with Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia and autism also appear to have an impact on some cognitive functions....

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Obesity associated with ADHD in females

Mar 18, 2016 by

Research published in “Mayo Clinic Proceedings” indicates that women with childhood ADHD have double the risk of developing obesity during childhood and adulthood, compared with females who don’t have ADHD....

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