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Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health.

2014-04-01 14:14:26

Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age.

2013-03-26 23:00:30

Findings show that cognitive gains are observed when the training time is limited to a few weeks but as training goes beyond 6 months, the cognitive gain does not plateau but keeps growing.

Hearing Loss Can Impact Brain Function
2013-01-22 06:03:07

A new study led by Johns Hopkins finds that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop cognitive function and memory problems than adults of a similar age whose hearing is normal.

Evolution Of Intelligence And Brain Disorders Were Genetic Accident
2012-12-03 16:39:56

Scientists say they have discovered for the first time how our early ancestors evolved to have intelligence as well as a number of brain disorders.

Smoking Linked To Cognitive Decline
2012-11-28 10:37:42

There’s an overwhelming body of evidence that smoking contributes to cancer, lung disease, heart disease, low birth weight and other health issues. Now, new research from King’s College London is showing that picking up that cigarette is also associated with mental decline such as forgetfulness and slower thinking.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.