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Recent Posts in January, 2020

  • Some Learning Uses the Whole Brain

    Some Learning Uses the Whole Brain
    Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine used a laser-assisted imaging tool to discover what happens inside the neurons of mice that are learning something. They found that motor-based learning can occur ...
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  • Why Fasting Might Help Your Brain

    Why Fasting Might Help Your Brain
    A recent article in The New England Journal of Medicine reports that intermittent fasting may benefits the brain by decreasing blood pressure, resting heart rates and blood lipid levels. More ...
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  • The 2020 Brain Health Online Summit is almost here!

    The 2020 Brain Health Online Summit is almost here!
    The 2020 Brain Health Online Summit brings together 20 of the brightest minds in the brain health community—including Dr. Amy Moore of the Gibson Institute of Cognitive Research—throughout the month ...
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  • Sleep duration forecasts ADHD for school-aged children

    Sleep duration forecasts ADHD for school-aged children
    Researchers from Norway have found that how much a child sleeps may accurately predict whether they will have psychiatric disorder later in life including ADHD. The study followed children who were 6, ...
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  • Can Comic Books Improve Brain Function?

    Can Comic Books Improve Brain Function?
    Next time your kid picks up a comic book, don't be so quick to assume it's a waste of time. Because comics use both images, words, sound effects, color, spatial layouts, panel composition and more, ...
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  • Why Your Brain Wants You to Watch That Belly Fat

    Why Your Brain Wants You to Watch That Belly Fat
    Need some extra motivation to whittle that waistline? A study out of Iowa State University found that fluid intelligence tended to decrease with age in people with more abdominal fat. The study, which ...
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  • Can drumming make your brain more efficient?

    Can drumming make your brain more efficient?
    Go ahead and get your kid that noisy drum set! New research has found that drummers modify the way the left and right sides of their brain communicate. The scientists found that the “cabling” that ...
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  • The Biggest Brain Breakthroughs of 2019

    The Biggest Brain Breakthroughs of 2019
    Our understanding of the brain increases with each passing year, thanks to advances in technology and medicine. We have new methods to study it, improve it and even fix it, but sometimes the big ...
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  • Name All U.S. Presidents and You Could Win a Gift Card!

    Name All U.S. Presidents and You Could Win a Gift Card!
    Our national Presidents Day Video Contest is underway, and your child or teen could win one of THREE Amazon gift cards valued at up to $100! Create a video reciting the last names of all U.S. ...
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