How estrogen affects memory

Jan 11, 2016 by

A research team has found that adding estrogen to female mouse brains boosts short-term learning....

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Distractibility trait predisposes some to attentional lapses

Jan 9, 2016 by

There’s new research indicating that people vary not only according to personality traits, but also by cognitive traits like distractibility....

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How music and language shape the brain

Jan 7, 2016 by

A Northwestern University professor has created a way to measure how the brain makes sense of sound....

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Mother’s PCOS may raise autism risk in offspring

Jan 5, 2016 by

Researchers have identified a link between maternal polycystic ovary syndrome and increased risk of autism in the offspring....

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Which chemo drugs cause the worst cognitive deficits?

Jan 3, 2016 by

New research of “chemo” drugs has found that anthracyclines cause a greater decrease on verbal memory tests....

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New computerized linguistic approach detects Alzheimer’s

Jan 1, 2016 by

A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that researchers can diagnosed Alzheimer’s with 82% accuracy by evaluating the interplay between four linguistic factors and developing automated technology to detect the impairments....

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