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Reading aloud boosts memory

Dec 30, 2017 by

A new study published in the journal Memory showed that “the production effect”—speaking and hearing yourself speak—helps the brain store information better for long-term memory....

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American Academy of Neurology now recommends brain training for MCI...

Dec 29, 2017 by

The American Academy of Neurology has just updated it practice guidelines for mild cognitive impairment. The organization now recommends exercise and cognitive training, not medicine....

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Small dietary change may keep brain young

Dec 28, 2017 by

A recent study that followed 960 participants with an average age of 81 for 4.7 years found that the difference between those who ate only 0.1 portions of leafy greens per day compared to those who ate 1.3 portions...

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More than just “chemo brain”- cancer affects memory too

Dec 26, 2017 by

New research out of the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care in Toronto indicates that cognitive problems often attributed to chemotherapy (“chemo brain”) may actually start earlier with the development of cancer tumors....

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EEGs show nuts strengthen your brain

Dec 21, 2017 by

New research has shown that nuts aren’t just good for your body, but also good for your brain. They have lots of antioxidants believe to have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous and heart-protective effects. The flavonoids are believe to induce neuroprotective effects,...

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Sleep apnea in children impairs memory consolidation

Dec 19, 2017 by

A team of researchers studying children with disturbed sleep found that there was a link to impaired memory. They also found a method that might help predict the level of disruption caused by the sleep loss....

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