Latest cognitive development Stories

2014-08-12 12:43:17

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP expert, collaborators among first to use molecular genetic approach to evaluate complex traits in children's intelligence How genes affect intelligence is complicated. Multiple genes, many yet unknown, are thought to interact among themselves and with environmental factors to influence the diverse abilities involved in intelligence. A large new genetic study in thousands of children and adolescents offers early glimpses of the overall...

2013-07-09 23:24:45

Yes, brain fitness games can improve performance on the cognitive tasks engaged. The big question is whether or not taking a brain test again and again, and improving one’s score in brain games, indicates a real life improvement in cognitive skills? Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “People need cognitive skills to function and to survive in real life… and not in a test tube or the lab. It’s all about developing multiple cognitive skills in...

2013-06-12 23:26:33

Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “Cognitive skills are human traits that engage the individual´s cognitive functions to process, categorize, analyze, remember, and act on or react to what they see, hear, taste, smell, touch, imagine and perceive. Cognitions Bridge are a suite of fun games that develop efficient and alternate pathways, created by an individual's cognitive skills level, to engage different parts of the brain to perform core cognitive functions in a networked and...

2013-06-11 23:26:51

Producer CEO at RKNet Stated: “Perceptual learning, progressively increasing complexity, and the need to engage multiple cognitive skills in the latest version of Cognitions Bridge mobile games create a network of efficient and faster pathways... to engage different parts of the brain in a networked and collaborative manner." Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios further stated: “Perception provides initial source of information that is operated...

Baby Laughter Subject Of New Cognition Study
2012-11-05 15:00:32

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Believe it or not, there´s a lot to be learned from babies. In the 1890s the American philosopher and psychologist William James speculated that infants do not enter the world as ℠blank slates´ as had been previously thought. Flying in the face of conventional wisdom, James suggested that rather than passively absorbing information from their environment, babies come equipped with a great deal of built-in...

2009-11-13 13:30:30

Societal and technological changes have taken place at a dizzying pace over recent decades. A new cross-cultural study aimed to determine whether these dramatic changes have had an effect on the thinking skills that are learned over the course of childhood. The study, by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, and Pitzer College, is published in the November/December 2009 issue of the journal Child Development. Using previously collected data from the late 1970s, the...

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