Cognitive function tests are reliable for people with intellectual disabilities...

Nov 29, 2016 by

The UC Davis MIND Institute has found that a battery of tests seems to accurately measure cognitive changes over time for people with Fragile X, Down Syndrome and autism, among other intellectual disabilities....

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Long-term alcohol dependence affects cognitive abilities

Nov 27, 2016 by

Research published in Research Society on Alcoholism found that a lifetime history of alcohol dependence is linked to lasting negative consequences for neurocognitive function....

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Poverty paves the way to cognitive aging

Nov 25, 2016 by

A new study that looked at the impact of economic hardships on people ages 18 to 30. They found that over 25 years, there was a strong correlation between time spent in poverty and decline in cognitive function....

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What’s LearningRx? Watch the video!

Nov 23, 2016 by

What is LearningRx personal brain training and why does it work? LearningRx one-on-one brain training focuses on a set of seven cognitive skills that allow us to learn easier, think faster, and perform better: http://www.learningrx.com. This video explains what these skills are and how they affect our ability to perform even the simplest tasks. Hear first-hand what LearningRx graduates and their parents have to say about our program. “If you want to gain physical endurance, you exercise with intensity,” says Christina Ledbetter, PhD, neurologist and research fellow at LSU Health Sciences Center. “If you want to gain brain function, you exercise your brain with intensity. It’s that feature of the LearningRx program that most impresses me. We see these great results because we train intensely.” To read the research and results on thousands of LearningRx clients, visit http://www.learningrx.com/results. Watch the video here:...

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“Super agers” retain youthful thinking

Nov 23, 2016 by

Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital discovered that “super agers” have no brain shrinkage in the area associated with memory....

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Stimulating neurons could protect against TBI-induced brain damage...

Nov 21, 2016 by

Lab-based modeling showed that dispensing Valium after a TBI seems to mimic the protection offered by neuron networks, like those that try to stop the spreading of secondary damage in the case of stroke or TBI....

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