Dancing may help combat brain aging

Oct 28, 2017 by

In a study of adults between ages 63 and 80, researchers found that those who took 90 minutes of dance lessons each week (compared to a group that did 90 minutes of strength-endurance training) saw greater signs of reversing...

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Exercise in childhood may prevent cognitive decline later

Oct 18, 2017 by

A study on rats has found that exercise at a young age may stave off cognitive impairment much later in life by creating a cognitive reserve....

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Horse-riding can improve children’s cognitive ability

Aug 3, 2017 by

Researchers from Tokyo University of Agriculture have discovered that the effects of vibrations produced by horses during horse-riding lead to the activation of the sympathetic nervous system, which improves learning in children....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain damage and soccer players

Jun 10, 2017 by

Evidence of brain damage found in former soccer players A post-mortem study of the brains of six retired soccer players with dementia found that four had CTE and all six had signs of Alzheimer’s....

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LearningRx reviews development of brain scan analysis

Jun 4, 2017 by

Researchers develop new brain scan analysis to better treat head injuries A team of international researchers has developed a new way to analyze brain scans that uses decompressed layers of the original cluttered brain scan....

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LearningRx reviews study on exercise after stroke

May 31, 2017 by

Exercise can significantly improve brain function after stroke In a study of 735 stroke survivors, researchers found that structured physical activity training significantly improved cognitive deficits regardless of the length of the program....

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LearningRx reviews study on concussion severity

Apr 29, 2017 by

Blood protein may determine concussion severity A study published in Neurology links higher blood levels of tau to longer periods of recover for athletes after a concussion....

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