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June 30, 2023

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Reading for Pleasure Early in Childhood Linked to Better Cognitive Performance and Mental Wellbeing in Adolescence

pleasu孩子开始阅读re early in life tend to perform better at cognitive tests and have better mental health when they enter adolescence, a study of more than 10,000 young adolescents in the US has ...

The Worm That Learned: Diet Found to Affect Learning in Older Nematodes

A group used a nematode model to discover that the weakening of the learning ability of older individuals does not occur when their diet includes the bacteria Lactobacillus reuteri. Since such bacteria are commonly found in the human gut, these findings suggest ways to use diet to reduce ...

Glial Control of Parallel Memory Processing

你有没有为考试而努力学习的晚上fore, only to fail miserably the next day? Alternatively, you may have felt ill-prepared after studying the night before when, to your astonishment, you recall effortless the content on test day. This discrepancy may be down to the separate and ...

How the Brain Processes Numbers -- New Procedure Improves Measurement of Human Brain Activity

Measuring human brain activity down to the cellular level: until now, this has been possible only to a limited extent. With a new approach it will now be much easier. The method relies on microelectrodes along with the support of brain tumor ...

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高质量的儿童保健有助于成功ss in Science, Math

Children who receive high-quality child care as babies, toddlers and preschoolers do better in science, technology, engineering and math through high school, and that link is stronger among children ...

'Smart' Drugs Can Decrease Productivity in People Who Don't Have ADHD, Study Finds

Research suggests that complex tasks akin to real life decision-making take neurotypical people longer to complete when they take 'smart' drugs than when they do not. The smart drugs do ...

Entrepreneurs' Brains: Researchers Reveal Increased Cognitive Flexibility

In a pioneering study involving serial entrepreneurs and managers, a multidisciplinary research team, combining entrepreneurship researchers and brain specialists, found evidence of increased ...

Serotonin Booster Leads to Increased Functional Brain Connectivity

Cognitive deficits accompany mood disorders and other psychiatric conditions, often with debilitating effects. Limited treatments currently exist, but studies in animals and humans have pointed to ...

How Caregiver Speech Shapes Infant Brain

New research shines light on how parents who talk more to their infants improve their children's brain development. Scientists used imaging and audio recordings to link early language skills to ...

Discovery of Neurons That Allow Us to Recognize Others

Scientists have identified the neurons that are activated when perceiving others, as well as the neurons that represent value information associated with others in the CA1 region of the hippocampus ...

Deep-Brain Stimulation During Sleep Strengthens Memory

New research provides the first physiological evidence from inside the human brain supporting the dominant scientific theory on how the brain consolidates memory during sleep. Further, deep-brain ...

Can We Learn to Think Further Ahead?

Chess grandmasters are often held up as the epitome of thinking far ahead. But can others, with a modest amount of practice, learn to think further ahead? In addressing this question, a team of ...

New Tool May Help Spot 'Invisible' Brain Damage in College Athletes

An artificial intelligence computer program that processes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can accurately identify changes in brain structure that result from repeated head injury, a new study in ...

Low Sexual Satisfaction Linked to Memory Decline Later in Life

Low sexual satisfaction in middle age may serve as an early warning sign for future cognitive decline, according to a new study. The study, which tracked associations between erectile function, ...

Low-Flavanol Diet Drives Age-Related Memory Loss, Large Study Finds

Age-related memory loss is likely caused, in part, by lack of flavanols -- nutrients found in certain fruits and vegetables -- according to a large study in older ...


Improvement in Older Adults' Cognitive Function and Manual Dexterity Due to Repetitive Training

Older adults, who were trained at home daily for 12 weeks using a digital trail-making peg test device improved their manual dexterity and cognitive ...

Your Thoughts Can Harm Your Neck and Back During Lifting Tasks

The mental distress of cognitive dissonance -- encountering information that conflicts with how we act or what we believe -- can lead to added pressure on the neck and low back during lifting and ...

Running Throughout Middle Age Keeps 'Old' Adult-Born Neurons 'Wired'

A new study provides novel insight into the benefits of exercise, which should motivate adults to keep moving throughout their lifetime, especially during middle age. Long-term exercise profoundly ...

Study Finds Brain Connectivity, Memory Improves in Older Adults After Walking

Regular walks strengthen connections in and between brain networks, according to new research, adding to growing evidence linking exercise with slowing the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The ...

People Who Live to Be 90+ With Superior Thinking Skills Are Resilient to Alzheimer's Pathology in Their Brains

Researchers have discovered that the oldest-old, those who live to be 90+ and have superior cognitive skills, have similar levels of brain pathology as Alzheimer's patients, however, they also ...

Multivitamin Improves Memory in Older Adults, Study Finds

Taking a daily multivitamin may help slow age-related memory decline, a new study has ...

What Marsupials Can Teach Us About Brain Development

Research has revealed features of early human brain development are mimicked in the brains of ...

AI Voice Coach Shows Promise in Depression, Anxiety Treatment

A study found changes in patients' brain activity along with improved depression and anxiety symptoms after using ...

Dementia Study Reveals How Toxic Proteins Spread Through Brain

Fresh insights into the spread of damaging proteins that build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease could hold the key to stopping the condition progressing, a study ...

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