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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American Academy of Neurology now recommends brain training for MCI...

Dec 29, 2017 by

The American Academy of Neurology has just updated it practice guidelines for mild cognitive impairment. The organization now recommends exercise and cognitive training, not medicine....

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Dementia breakthrough? Brain training game found to reduce risk...

Dec 12, 2017 by

A speed-of-processing training intervention developed by researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green has been found to “significantly” reduce the risk of dementia....

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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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Just 25 minutes of yoga, meditation boosts brain function

Oct 24, 2017 by

New research from Canada has found that, compared to reading for 25 minutes, practicing Hatha yoga or mindfulness meditation for just 25 minutes can significantly increase energy levels and boost brain function....

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People with autism less surprised by the unexpected

Oct 22, 2017 by

A study of 24 adults with autism and 25 without, researchers found that those with autism were less surprised by unexpected images in a simple learning task than adults without it....

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General anesthesia may harm brain development

Oct 4, 2017 by

A general anesthetic called isoflurane has been found to interfere with the developing brain and therefore should be avoided whenever possible in pregnant women and kids under 3....

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