Nobody really knows how the activity in your brain reorganizes as you learn new tasks, but new research from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh reveals that the brain has various mechanisms and constraints by which it reorganizes its neural activity when learning over the course of a few hours. The new research finds that, when learning a new task, the brain is less flexible than previously thought. Continue reading “Brain is less flexible than we thought when learning”
One of the two brain-training methods most scientists use in research is significantly better in improving memory and attention, Johns Hopkins University researchers found. It also results in more significant changes in brain activity. Continue reading “What training exercise boosts brain power best? New research finds out”
Natural surroundings, including green spaces, may be beneficial for brain development in children, but evidence is still limited. Continue reading “Living close to green spaces is associated with better attention in children”
Roughly one in 10 women in the United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, who found that a mother’s depression can negatively affect a child’s cognitive development up to the age of 16. Continue reading “Mother’s depression might do the same to her child’s IQ”
When it comes to intelligence, environment and education matter — more than we think. Continue reading “Inherited IQ can increase in early childhood”
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