ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students...

Aug 11, 2018 by

New research from the University of Rhode Island has found that not only are healthy college students who take ADHD medications failing to see improved cognition, but also the meds may actually impair functioning....

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College kids who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD

Oct 14, 2016 by

Massachusetts General Hospital’s new study of college students found that those who misuse stimulant drugs are more likely to have ADHD, conduct disorder or substance-use disorder compared to their peers who are no misusing stimulants....

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Standing desks improve cognition

Jan 25, 2016 by

A new study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has found that standing desks aren’t just good for the body; they’re also good for the brain....

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More experienced college football players have smaller brain volume...

Jun 4, 2014 by

College football players who have had concussions and who have been playing football for many years have, on average, less hippocampal volume than those who have only been playing for a few years....

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Kids often outsmart college students with new gadgets

Apr 7, 2014 by

A new study found that children can sometimes outsmart college students when it comes to figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work. Why? Because they have less bias than adults about cause and effect....

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Reading a novel can physically change your brain

Jan 16, 2014 by

Researchers at Emory University studied the brains of college students the morning after they read assigned parts of a thriller novel and found that their brains had changed....

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