Novel technique reveals link between IQ and brain connectivity...

Feb 4, 2018 by

The results of a simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain has shown a link between how well connected a person’s regions are and their IQ....

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Fitness wearable primes athletes’ bodies for hyper-learning...

Feb 2, 2018 by

Special tech-wearables can now get their motor cortex “neuroprimed” before a training session to help their brain learn the movement they practiced at an accelerated rate....

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Single season of football can change a kid’s brain

Jan 30, 2018 by

After inserting sensors in the helmets of children and teens playing football, researchers found that practice is where the most head impacts occur. In turn, a single season of football is enough to change a kid’s brain....

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Being bilingual may help autistic children

Jan 28, 2018 by

Although children on the autism spectrum typically have difficulty switching from one task to another, a new study found that being bilingual might make it easier for them to do so....

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Prebiotics in formula could improve learning and memory

Jan 26, 2018 by

A study of piglets found that when probiotics were added to formula, the pigs’ gut health and brain development improved....

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Anxiety may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

Jan 22, 2018 by

The results of a study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggest that older people who have worsening anxiety symptoms may be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease....

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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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