New research links dopamine levels and ADHD

Jul 2, 2019 by

Research indicates that children and adults with ADHD may have higher concentration of dopamine transporters, which remove dopamine from brain cells. With extra transporters present in one region of the brain, they remove the dopamine too quickly, giving it...

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How technology is affecting our brains

Jun 27, 2019 by

Researchers from five universities around the globe looked at the effects the online world is having on human brains. They found that doing multiple things online did not improve people’s ability to multitask elsewhere. They also found that being...

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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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Scientists Develop an Objective, Brain-based Test to Diagnose Autism...

Jun 4, 2019 by

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine used fMRIs to measure the response of children with autism to different environmental cues in the part of the brain involved in assigning value to social interactions....

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Brain wiring is different in children with conduct disorder

Apr 28, 2019 by

Children with severe antisocial behaviors—also known as conduct disorder—may be wired different than kids without it. New research found that the writing between the brain’s emotional centers has distinctively different pathways in young people with the condition....

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Reminders of coffee may perk up brain

Apr 12, 2019 by

A team of researchers exploring the psychological effects of coffee found that for people who grew up in a Western culture thought in more precise terms and felt that time went by faster after being shown coffee-related cues. The...

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