Too much salt can cause cognitive deficits

Jan 19, 2018 by

A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience found that consuming excessive salt can cause cognitive deficits. But the good news is that the results can be reversed after some time after returning to a healthy diet....

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Infant brain responses predict reading speed in secondary school...

Jan 12, 2018 by

There’s new evidence that for babies with an inherited risk for dyslexia, their brain responses as infants predict how fast they’ll read in secondary school....

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Exercising at own pace boosts a child’s attention and memory...

Jan 10, 2018 by

Researchers have found that students’ ability to learn improved after physical activity that was set at their own pace, as opposed to exhaustive exercise....

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Adolescent brain makes learning easier

Jan 8, 2018 by

  A new study has found that because the brains of adolescents react more responsively to rewards, making it easier for them to learn....

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Canola oil may worsen memory

Jan 6, 2018 by

Despite being promoted as a healthy cooking fat, a new study found that a diet rich in canola oil exacerbated memory problems and added to weight gain....

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Herbal extract may increase brain function in stroke victims

Jan 4, 2018 by

Scientists in China have found that a daily dose of ginkgo biloba used in combination with aspirin appears to benefit cognitive functioning after a stroke....

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