Brain training to combat stress

Nov 5, 2016 by

Research from Tel-Aviv University indicates that a new imaging technique might help people self-regulate their emotional responses. The tool provides feedback on electrical activity in the amygdala, which regulates things like fear and stress. Other types of brain...

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Chronic stress leads to memory loss

Apr 22, 2016 by

Ohio State University researchers have discovered that people who experience chronic stress from bullying or a tough job run a greater risk of short-term memory loss....

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Hostile attitude linked to memory problems later

Apr 16, 2016 by

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that young adults (average age of 25) who have trouble coping with stress and who display hostile attitudes may have memory and thinking problems later in life....

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Stress linked to short-term memory loss in aging adults

Jul 11, 2014 by

A new study links high levels of cortisol (the “stress hormone”) with short-term memory loss in older adults....

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Size and connectivity of brain linked to anxiety in young children...

Dec 29, 2013 by

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have demonstrated that the size and connectivity of the amygdala (the part of the brain that processes emotion), predicts the level of anxiety young children experience....

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Progression of Alzheimer’s may be slowed by meditation

Dec 7, 2013 by

In a study of people between 55 and 90, those who participated in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) using meditation or yoga had significantly improved functional connectivity in the brain system that’s engaged when remembering past evens or envisioning the...

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