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New insight into aging

September 19, 2018 by - No Comment

New insight into aging

Researchers examined the effects of aging on neuroplasticity in the primary auditory cortex, the part of the brain that processes auditory information. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to modify its connections and function in response to …

New insights into the way the brain combines memories to solve problems

Current theories do not easily explain how people can use their episodic memories to arrive at novel insights. New research provides a window into the way the human brain connects individual episodic memories to solve problems.

New method enables accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

A new brain imaging method can show the spread of specific tau protein depositions, which are unique to cases with Alzheimer’s.

Heartbeat paces learning, study finds

A new study shows that the processing of external information varies during the phases of the cardiac cycle.

Premature brains develop differently in boys and girls

Brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature infant girls’ brains.

Making happiness last longer

The happiness derived from a purchase may last longer for those who set broader goals for the experience.