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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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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Adult brains undergo structural changes earlier than we thought...

Nov 1, 2017 by

New research has found that fractional anisotropy decreases significantly with age and that the link to age-related changes is so significant that researchers can accurately estimate an individual’s age just by analyzing brain scans....

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Targeting an enzyme may reverse memory loss

Oct 10, 2017 by

New research indicates that it may be possible to not only prevent, but also   reverse the memory loss that comes with Alzheimer’s using drugs that block the HDAC2 enzyme from breaking the communication between neurons.       ...

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Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain

Aug 31, 2017 by

Older mice that were injected with human umbilical cord blood had boosted brain function. A specific protein in the plasma may prove to be useful in drug development....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain plasticity

Jun 16, 2017 by

Brain plasticity: How adult-born neurons get wired in University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Neurobiology have found that adult-born neurons get “wired” into the brain because some of the cortical neurons transfer their connections from mature granule cells...

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LearningRx reviews study on observing fear and brain changes

May 1, 2017 by

Just observing fear changes brain connections A recent study has found that simply witnessing fear in someone who has experienced trauma can change our brain connections....

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