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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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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Cognitive ability genes identified

Dec 4, 2017 by

Research from Feinstein Institute of Medical Research in New York looked at the results of 107,207 people’s neuropsychological tests and genomes. The scientists unlocked new details about the role of genetics in cognitive skills....

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Playing video games may enhance learning

Nov 23, 2017 by

A study of “gamers” found that playing video games trains regions like the hippocampus. The researchers found that gamers were better than non-gamers at analyzing a situation quickly to generate new knowledge and categorize facts....

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LearningRx reviews study on ADHD

Nov 21, 2017 by

In a study of children with ADHD taking either micronutrients or a placebo, 47% of the participants taking the micronutrients improved “much” or “very much” compared to 0% of the placebo group improving “very much” and 28% improving “much.”...

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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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Girls with ADHD face increased risk of becoming smokers

Nov 7, 2017 by

A new study looking at whether girls with ADHD were more likely to smoke that those without ADHD found that adolescent girls with ADHD progressed faster to heavier smoking and becoming dependent on nicotine than boys did....

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