Reading stories creates universal patterns in the brain

Nov 19, 2017 by

Researchers studying the brains of people reading narratives in a variety of languages found that even though the stories may be written in different alphabets or read in a different direction, there are universal patterns that are created in...

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Delayed word processing may predict onset of Alzheimer’s

Nov 17, 2017 by

A study of patients with mild cognitive impairment found that the time it takes for a person to process written words may be a good predictor of whether or not they’ll develop Alzheimer’s disease....

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Idea of an Alzheimer’s vaccine shows promise

Nov 15, 2017 by

Research published in Nature Vaccines indicates that a vaccine designed to treat psoriasis and cat allergies also hold promise in the fight against Alzheimer’s....

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Daydreamers may have more efficient brains

Nov 13, 2017 by

Research at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta indicates that people who daydream have very active brains and may actually be more creative and intelligent that the average person....

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LearningRx reviews study on gene therapy and cognitive decline...

Nov 11, 2017 by

A research team in Barcelona has discovered that we may be able to protect against cognitive decline with gene therapy. The therapy works by increasing brain levels of a protein called Klotho....

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Experimental drugs rewire brain connections in autism

Nov 9, 2017 by

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas have identified two potential drugs that may treat autism by targeting the effects of a faulty gene on neural communication....

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