Yoga can increase readiness to learn

Feb 11, 2021 by

Studies from Tulane, Harvard and California State University of Fullerton have found that yoga programs can increase learning by helping children’s brains build neuroplasticity....

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Framework to study brain connectivity in living organisms

Dec 22, 2020 by

A paper published in Nature Scientific Reports indicates lays out a large medical analytics framework that can be used in neuroscience and neurology to study brain connectivity in living organisms....

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Learning a new language changes the brain’s division of labor...

Dec 17, 2020 by

Research published in JNeurosci indicates that learning a language later in life changes how the two halves of the brain contribute. As skills improve, language comprehension changes hemisphere specialization, but production does not....

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Researchers find aging brain can still grow, regenerate cells...

Sep 28, 2018 by

A new report published in the journal Cell Stem Cell says that the aging brain can still grow and regenerate new cells....

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How dark chocolate could boost brain health

Jun 2, 2018 by

Two new studies found that eating dark chocolate (70 percent cacao) enhances neuroplasticity in the brain and helps fight infection and disease....

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Immune cells “prune” connections between neurons

Apr 18, 2016 by

Previous known for their role in protecting the brain from infection and injury, microglia are now believed to also help rewire connections between nerve cells....

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