Certain medications can impact memory and concentration in people over 65....

Nov 6, 2012 by

Certain medications for allergies, anxiety, insomnia and even itching can negatively impact memory and concentration in people over 65. In fact, a recent study supports a previous recommendation for seniors to completely avoid: sleeping pills, tricyclic antidepressants and first-generation...

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Math anxiety may cause physical pain

Nov 4, 2012 by

People who are anxious about math may experience physical pain and “instinctive risk detection.” That’s because math anxiety triggers regions of the brain associated with pain. In one study, these results were found on adults, so it’s not just...

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“The Brain Trainers” (New York Times feature article)...

Nov 4, 2012 by

The New York Times wrote a great feature piece on LearningRx:...

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One drink increases the activity of the brain’s connections at rest...

Nov 2, 2012 by

You know drinking too much kills brain cells, but new research shows that one drink can actually increase the activity of the brain’s functional connections when at rest....

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