Seniors’ memories affected by distraction

Aug 30, 2014 by

Older people are twice as likely to have their cognitive processes — especially memory — impaired by distractions....

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How the brain handles distractions

Aug 15, 2014 by

New research on rhesus monkeys is helping to explain some surprising responses in the brain when distractions are presented during a task....

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Brain’s anti-distraction system discovered

May 16, 2014 by

Scientists have discovered what they believe to be the brain’s anti-distraction system. The finding indicates that there’s a possibility that environmental and genetic factors may suppress a certain activity in the brain that helps us prevent distraction....

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