Boosting histamine levels helps long-term memory

Feb 2, 2019 by

A new study finds that taking a drug to boost histamine levels could improve cognitive performance, specifically in tests of long-term memory. But the research found that only those with lower memory scores before the histamine increase saw improvements,...

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How bullying affects the brain

Jan 6, 2019 by

New research shoes that kids and teens who are chronically bullied have physical structural changes in the brain, affecting attention, motivation, reward sensitivity, conditioning and emotional processing....

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Blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s

Jan 4, 2019 by

Scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have devised a blood test that could test for Alzheimer’s biomarkers before the appearance of obvious symptoms....

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Attention training improves IQ and functioning of children’s brain...

Jan 2, 2019 by

Researchers in Spain found that computer-based attention-training intervention boosts IQ scores and brain functioning on preschool children....

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Uterus plays role in cognition

Dec 30, 2018 by

In a unique piece of research, scientists found that the uterus may influence working memory, that is, short-term memory that helps carry out complex tasks, such as learning, reasoning and navigation....

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Less memory loss for men who eat more produce

Dec 28, 2018 by

A new study that tracked a large group of men for more than 20 years found that those who ate lots of fruits and vegetables had far less memory loss....

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Technology disrupts sleep

Dec 26, 2018 by

New research indicates that certain cells in the eye that are sensitive to light can reset the internal clock in our bodies when exposed to light. The study points to the idea that screen time before bed–such as the...

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