Higher moral reasoning linked to gray matter volume

Jul 17, 2015 by

There’s new evidence that people with higher levels of moral reasoning have more gray matter volume in areas of the brain linked to decision-making, conflict processing and social behavior....

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Stroke ages the brain 8 years overnight

Jul 15, 2015 by

Seniors over 65 who had experienced a stroke were found to have aged the equivalent of 7.9 years overnight in terms of memory and thinking speed....

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Organ transplant meds may also prevent Alzheimer’s in recipients...

Jul 13, 2015 by

A study of organ transplant recipients found that Alzheimer’s is almost absent among the group, compared to 15.3% of the general population over 75 who have Alzheimer’s....

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Adolescent concussions had normal MRIs in 78% of the cases

Jul 10, 2015 by

Researchers in Canada did neuroimaging on 151 children and adolescents who had sports-related concussions and found that the images looked “normal” in 78% of the cases....

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Glycemic index of diet may influence autism symptoms

Jul 8, 2015 by

Researchers have discovered that a high glycemic index diet leads to the activation of more immune cells in the brain and more genes associated with inflammation....

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Enhanced visual search abilities may identify autism at age 9 months...

Jul 6, 2015 by

Even before the onset of clinical symptoms, “superior perception” is present in children who have autism – as early as 9 months old....

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