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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Computer game may help MCI

Sep 26, 2017 by

Scientists have created a new brain training app called “Game Show,” that may boost episodic memory in people with mild cognitive impairment, a potential precursor to dementia....

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LearningRx reviews study on training the brain to boost confidence...

Mar 21, 2017 by

Scientists at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Kyoto, Japan have discovered how to manipulate brain activity to increase self-confidence....

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LearningRx reviews oppositional behavior & academics study...

Mar 7, 2017 by

A survey of parents of 226 school-age children who had been previously identified as having oppositional behavior and academic difficulties, found that many reported significant improvements in behavior and academics following LearningRx (www.LearningRx.com) personal brain training. The results have...

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Study: Development of Executive Functions

Feb 14, 2017 by

Abstract Executive functions refer to top–down processes utilized in goal-directed behavior. Executive functions and academic achievement relate robustly, from early childhood through adolescence. Executive functions and their neural networks appear to be malleable, and environments can support their development....

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