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2013-02-06 23:02:46

AblePlay recognizes The ifocus System as an Educational Tool for Children With and Without Disabilities Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 AblePlay awards The ifocus System with the AblePlay GreatFinds Seal for its sensory, communicative and cognitive growth capabilities. The ifocus System by Focus Education received high scores in all three judging categories: Sensory, Communicative and Cognitive. As a recipient of the AblePlay GreatFinds Seal, The ifocus System is rated as a great...

Poor Sleep Linked To Memory Loss
2013-01-28 05:02:44

[ Watch the Video: Good Sleep Equals Good Memory ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of quality, deep sleep could play a vital role in the memory loss sometimes experienced by older men and women, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have discovered. Matthew Walker, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC Berkeley, and colleagues discovered that the brain waves generated during slow-wave sleep help move memories from...

2013-01-23 23:02:51

Brains of older people may well have abilities that younger folks have not yet developed. Rose Cottage Press details new study linking weight training to better memory, decision making, and problem solving. Whitefield, New Hampshire (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Now for some really good news about brain health. Scientists (and thus the rest of us,) used to think that after reaching age thirty the picture was grim, beginning with lost keys, loss of comprehension, followed by confusion,...

Brain Structure Can Predict Language Learning Ability
2013-01-23 06:18:56

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Washington (UW) that incorporated a brain-imaging technique on the whole infant brain revealed that there are certain parts of the brain, such as the hippocampus and cerebellum, that can help predict a child's language abilities when they are one year old. The researchers believe that their study is the first to link specific brains structures with language learning ability, and the findings...

Facebook Returns Humans To Their Evolutionary Roots
2013-01-15 13:25:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the earliest days of man, we communicated with one another in short burst, usually to alert one another to impending trouble or to get across an urgent point. According to a new study, those short Facebook updates, replete with grammatical errors and sticking keys, are allowing us to communicate this way once more. As a result, we´re more likely to remember Facebook posts than any other form of written word —...

Memory Molecule Theory Debunked By New Study
2013-01-02 16:21:26

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A recent study by neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins University has torn the bottom out of a widely accepted theory about how the brain creates memories. The old paradigm held that the ability to form long-term memories depended largely on the activity of a single enzyme in the brain, a notion that now appears to be entirely incorrect. In a report of their research published in the January 2 issue of the journal Nature, the...

2012-12-31 05:00:11

A new study suggests that people on the road to Alzheimer´s may actually have problems early on in processing semantic or knowledge-based information, which could have much broader implications for how patients function in their lives. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 People who study or treat Alzheimer´s disease and its earliest clinical stage, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), have focused attention on the obvious short-term memory problems. But a new study suggests that...

2012-12-28 15:18:20

People who study or treat Alzheimer's disease and its earliest clinical stage, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), have focused attention on the obvious short-term memory problems. But a new study suggests that people on the road to Alzheimer's may actually have problems early on in processing semantic or knowledge-based information, which could have much broader implications for how patients function in their lives. Terry Goldberg, PhD, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at the...

2012-12-08 05:03:57

Cognitive enhancement formula for men and women now released by Procera. This clinically tested solution use FDA specified testing to produce mental focus, clarity and memory in clinical trials and is now made available for men and women to use. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Procera has launched its new cognitive enhancement formula for men and women online. This natural solution to help with memory loss, lack of focus and stress has been clinically proven to contribute to...

Future PTSD Cure May Block Unwanted Memories
2012-12-06 10:33:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Western University say that they have found a way to treat both Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and drug addiction by selectively blocking the patient´s recall of memories. Led by Nicole Lauzon, a PhD candidate in Professor Steven Laviolette´s lab at Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, the researchers´ study has shed light on how a mechanism in the brain´s pre-limbic...