Increasing sleep after trauma may help improve memory and learning...

Nov 19, 2020 by

A new study from Washington State University has found that increasing the amount of time spent asleep immediately after a traumatic experience may easy any negative consequences. The research builds a case for sleep therapeutics following trauma—especially for military...

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Neuroprotective treatment on mice with TBI reversed cognitive impairment...

Nov 10, 2020 by

Researchers from University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center have found that it may be possible to halt or slow neurodegeneration in TBI survivors. The scientists were able to pharmacologically reverse cognitive impairment in animal models....

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Human born with brains ‘prewired’ for words

Nov 3, 2020 by

A team of researchers from Ohio State University reports that humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the state at birth for people to learn...

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Brain damage from sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s looks identical...

Oct 26, 2020 by

A team of researchers at the School of Health and Biomedical sciences at RMIT University found multiple similarities between Alzheimer’s and sleep apnea in terms of brain damage. In both, plaques appear first in the same locations and spread...

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African American kids at higher odds for ADHD

Oct 13, 2020 by

A review of 21 published studies found that 14.5% of Black children had ADHD compared to only 9.4% of all U.S. children. The study also found racial disparities in terms of teachers reporting more symptoms for Black youth than...

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Socialization may slow cognitive decline

Oct 8, 2020 by

Researchers at Wake Forest conducted research on the impact of dance and socialization on brain function in older adults diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. Although the study is ongoing, the team expects the results their seeing to continue, including...

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Trauma linked to cognitive decline in adults

Oct 6, 2020 by

According to new research, people who suffer from trauma—either in childhood or adulthood—may experience more cognitive decline as they age compared to those who haven’t gone through trauma. In addition, adults who went through recent trauma had a larger...

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