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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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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