Anti-cancer drug may improve social behavior in autism

Apr 2, 2018 by

Research published in the journal Nature Neuroscience indicates that romidepsin, a drug approved in the U.S. for the treatment of lymphoma, may reverse social impairments associated with autism....

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New study finds we can learn in our sleep

Mar 20, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that when people were shown pictures with associated words, those words that were played while they slept were easier to remember thanks to the triggering of sleep spindles in the participants’ brains....

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The brain may be able to rewire itself after stroke

Mar 10, 2018 by

After a stroke, temporary sensory deprivation may help the brain rewire itself by leaving the affected areas with more plasticity....

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One hour of gaming may improve attention

Mar 6, 2018 by

Researcher published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience indicates that just one hour of playing video games may help improve attention....

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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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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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