Infant brain responses predict reading speed in secondary school...

Jan 12, 2018 by

There’s new evidence that for babies with an inherited risk for dyslexia, their brain responses as infants predict how fast they’ll read in secondary school....

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Adolescent brain makes learning easier

Jan 8, 2018 by

  A new study has found that because the brains of adolescents react more responsively to rewards, making it easier for them to learn....

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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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Reading aloud boosts memory

Dec 30, 2017 by

A new study published in the journal Memory showed that “the production effect”—speaking and hearing yourself speak—helps the brain store information better for long-term memory....

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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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Understanding the brains of high-IQ people

Dec 8, 2017 by

A research team at Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany have shown that intelligent people have key differences in brain activation patterns compared to less intelligent people....

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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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