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2013-10-28 12:25:58

Synapsa(TM) Natural Memory Support for "Peak Cognitive Performance" in Healthy Adults MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc. announced today that it has launched a new cognitive health ingredient targeted to consumers looking for an edge in learning and mental performance. Called Synapsa(TM) Natural Memory Support, the ingredient is the subject of six double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical studies in which healthy adults showed significantly...

Learning New Skills Can Keep An Aging Mind Healthy
2013-10-21 09:39:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though the mind has previously been understood to be like a muscle — one must exercise it to keep it strong — a new study suggests simple exercise alone won’t be enough to keep a healthy and active brain late in life. According to a new study conducted by the University of Texas at Dallas and soon to be published in the journal Psychological Science, only those activities which are especially mentally taxing will improve...

2013-10-18 23:18:55

Makers of Prevagen, best-selling memory supplement, offers health videos on YouTube. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Quincy Bioscience, named one of the nation’s fastest growing companies by the Inc. 5000 list, now offers unique “Better Memory Minute” videos via YouTube which highlights the importance of maintaining a healthy mind. The Better Memory Minute series was launched last year in effort to educate viewers on ways to gain optimal cognitive health by providing valuable...

2013-10-16 23:32:34

Awaken Your Photographic Memory designed by Greg Frost is a newly updated program that instructs people how to improve memory, and how to improve their brain functions naturally. A complete overview about the “Awaken Your Photographic Memory” program on the site Vkool.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Awaken Your Photographic Memory designed by Greg Frost is a newly updated brain training program that instructs people how to improve...

2013-10-16 09:09:52

You’re only as old as you feel, or so the saying goes. Now, research suggests that a simple memory test can have a noticeable impact on just how old some older adults feel, aging them about five years in the span of five minutes. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Previous work shows that how old one feels — one’s subjective age — predicts significant health outcomes, even better than one’s chronological...

2013-10-15 20:56:45

Kids in rural poverty score lower on visual, higher on verbal tests of working memory than urban counterparts Studies have long shown a difference in cognitive ability between high- and low-income children, but for the first time, scientists have found a difference between low-income children growing up in rural areas and those growing up in urban environments. Researchers at Dartmouth College have found that children growing up in rural poverty score significantly lower on visual...

2013-10-08 23:32:49

Insights based on the Dimensional Systems Model are discussed in the Neuropsychotherapist magazine. “Speculation” is a regular column about the leading edge of research and theory, with a leaning toward the more speculative areas of thought. Greenville, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Clinical psychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., ABN, ABPP is the author of an article on the implications of the columnar brain code (Dimensional Systems Model) and its applied treatment approach...

2013-10-08 10:15:02

Researchers Find People Use Body Cues to Accurately Identify People Even When Faces are Obscured Subtle body cues allow people to identify others with surprising accuracy when faces are difficult to differentiate. This skill may help researchers improve person-recognition software and expand their understanding of how humans recognize each other. A study published in Psychological Science by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas demonstrates that humans rely on non-facial...

Brain Training Games Do Not Make You More Intelligent
2013-10-08 08:49:16

[ Watch the Video: Mind Games Don't Improve Intelligence ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Brain teasers and other IQ games can be found nearly anywhere online, promising to improve mental function and even boost intelligence. Now one Georgia Institute of Technology researcher says these claims are only half true. While these types of games may improve mental dexterity, particularly where memory is concerned, they cannot improve overall intelligence....

How Depression Affects Memory
2013-10-03 15:55:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Brigham Young University researchers found that Sesame Street's game "One of these things is not like the others" could be used to help determine why depression affects an individual's memory. The researchers reported in the journal Behavioral Brain Research that the skill used in the Sesame Street game fades in adults in proportion to the severity of their symptoms of depression. In the Sesame Street game, young viewers learn to...