Boosting learning and memory while you sleep—with scents

Mar 3, 2020 by

New research has found that the strategic use of certain scents while learning and during sleep appears to improve exam performance. The results showed that using fragrance can work in everyday life—not just in a clinical setting....

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Researchers activate problem-solving during sleep

Dec 19, 2019 by

In a fascinating new piece of research, scientists were able to get study participants solve puzzles in their sleep. The researchers had participants solve part a puzzle while listening to a unique sound. While the volunteers slept, the scientists...

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Wearable devices reduces memory loss in Alzheimer’s

Oct 11, 2019 by

Scientists with medical device company NeuroEM Therapeutics have designed a wearable device that improves memory loss. Although the study of the device was small—only eight people—the device, which emits electromagnetic impulses—significantly improved memory loss in seven of the volunteers...

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ADHD and IQ

Aug 20, 2019 by

There are misconceptions about ADHD being linked to IQ. Some people think kids with ADHD have a higher IQ that kids without it, while others think the opposite is true. The truth is that there’s no link between ADHD...

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Brain Training With Neurofeedback Strengthens the Brain

Jun 10, 2019 by

A new study published in Neuroimage found that less than one hour of brain training with neurofeedback can strengthen neural connections and communication between brain regions....

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Sudokus and Crosswords Sharpen the Brain for Adults 50 and Over...

Jun 6, 2019 by

Research on more than 19,000 participants found that the more regularly adults 50 and over did Sudoku and crosswords, the better than brain function. The results were published in two linked papers in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry....

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Attention training improves IQ and functioning of children’s brain...

Jan 2, 2019 by

Researchers in Spain found that computer-based attention-training intervention boosts IQ scores and brain functioning on preschool children....

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