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Memory Area Of Brain In Older Women Boosted With Regular Aerobic Exercise
2014-04-11 08:42:55

Regular aerobic exercise seems to boost the size of the area of the brain (hippocampus) involved in verbal memory and learning among women whose intellectual capacity has been affected by age, indicates a small study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

2014-04-10 12:37:56

New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury.

Rat Study Shows Memory Storage During Sleep Can Be Manipulated
2014-04-09 11:21:13

Previous research has shown that the brain strengthens and maintains recently acquired memories during sleep and a new study has found that introducing new memories to a sleeping brain disrupts these natural cognitive processes.

Napping Helps Children Retain Memory, Learn New Skills
2014-04-09 07:46:47

It seems like babies and young children are constantly learning new things and making giant developmental leaps. As if overnight, sometimes, they figure out how to recognize certain shapes or what the word "no" means no matter who says it.

2014-04-07 15:58:22

A survey of science teachers finds they support a new approach to science education, but they struggle to believe that all students are capable of exploring science using a method called argumentation.

2014-03-31 23:23:18

Makers of best-selling brain health supplement announces the takeoff of new memory-promoting YouTube video series. Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014

2014-03-26 08:29:39

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many ways to protect our brains from injury, such as always wearing a seat belt when in a car

Forgetting Is Actively Regulated By The Brain
2014-03-14 14:22:56

In order to function properly, the human brain requires the ability not only to store but also to forget

Hippocampus Stores Memories By Temporal Context
2014-03-14 09:49:22

New research from the University of California, Davis, Center for Neuroscience shows that a part of the brain called the hippocampus stores memories by their "temporal context" — what happened before, and what came after.

How Does The Brain Recognize Familiar Music?
2014-03-12 15:25:15

McGill research reveals how motor networks help us know whether we've previously heard a tune


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