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Brain Imaging Used To Identify Why ADHD Persists Into Adulthood
2014-06-10 14:25:38

In an attempt to understand why ADHD may persist into adulthood, MIT researchers used brain-imaging technology to identify key differences in a specific brain communication network that is active when the brain is awake and not focused on a specific task

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2013-12-11 14:49:25

A new study has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students’ cognitive abilities.

Dyslexia Seen In Brain Scans Pre-K
2013-08-14 11:27:14

New research using brain scans could help identify kids at-risk of dyslexia before they even begin to recognize words and their meanings.

2010-12-20 19:00:01

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have used sophisticated brain imaging to predict with 90 percent accuracy which teenagers with dyslexia would improve their reading skills over time.

2009-12-29 09:40:00

BOSTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A panel of experts from leading northeastern universities recently reached consensus that proper nutrition, regular physical and mental activity, and adequate sleep can help to maintain and even improve cognitive skills in healthy adults.

2008-01-18 14:06:28

It's no secret culture influences your food preferences and taste in music.

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2008-01-11 16:20:00

A first of its kind MIT study shows people from different cultures use their brains differently to solve the same visual perceptual tasks.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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