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2012-08-06 10:29:55

UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain fitness program played on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills.

Women Are Smarter Than Men
2012-07-16 10:46:25

Here’s another study for the “obvious” file: Women are smarter than men. As you reach for this file (which by now should be located in an easy-to-reach spot on your desk) you’ll likely notice several other stories bearing the same headline.

2012-06-06 23:00:53

Analysis of World’s Largest Database of Human Cognition Names Charlottesville, Va. No. 1 San Francisco, Calif.

2012-05-23 18:54:40

Brains that maintain healthy nerve connections as we age help keep us sharp in later life.

Dog Gone It -- What Are They Thinking?
2012-05-07 04:19:06

Researchers at Emory University think that the way to a dog’s heart is through its brain. At least, that’s what members of the research team -- Andrew Brooks, Gregory Burns and Mark Spivak -- postulate through a scanning procedure seeking to unlock the secrets our canine friends have been concealing for eons.

2012-04-25 12:12:42

Students of all ages could improve their test scores if the category of information changed abruptly midway through the test.

2012-04-12 22:29:30

Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait.

2012-03-30 07:52:00

Conventional wisdom tells us that in the business world, "you are who you know" — your social background and professional networks outweigh talent when it comes to career success.

'Off Topic' Thinking Linked To High Working Memory Capacity
2012-03-18 05:49:03

Having a mind that wanders and drifts off into thoughts unrelated to the task at hand might not be such a bad thing after all, according to a new study published online by the journal Psychology Science last Wednesday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.