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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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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Exercising at own pace boosts a child’s attention and memory...

Jan 10, 2018 by

Researchers have found that students’ ability to learn improved after physical activity that was set at their own pace, as opposed to exhaustive exercise....

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Canola oil may worsen memory

Jan 6, 2018 by

Despite being promoted as a healthy cooking fat, a new study found that a diet rich in canola oil exacerbated memory problems and added to weight gain....

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