Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Which Personality Traits Can Be Improved Without Personal Motivation?, on the site Neuroscience News 16 minutes ago
Summary: Conscientiousness can be improved, even if a person has little motivation to change, researchers report.
Could a company train an employee to become more conscientious, even if the […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Self-Administered Cognition Test Predicts Early Signs of Dementia Sooner, on the site Neuroscience News 34 minutes ago
Summary: A newly developed self-assessment test of cognitive function can help detect early signs of dementia sooner than commonly used office-based cognitive tests.
Source: Ohio State University
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Seizures and Memory Problems in Epilepsy May Have a Common Cause, on the site Neuroscience News 55 minutes ago
Summary: Deficits in the dentate gyrus function that causes memory problems may be associated with epileptic seizures a new study reports. The abnormal activity leads to over-extinction, spurring on […]
Summary: A new machine-learning algorithm could help practitioners identify autism in children more effectively.
For children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), receiving an early diagnosis […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Youth With Autism Should Be Screened for Abnormal Cholesterol Levels, on the site Neuroscience News 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers found those on the autism spectrum with low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or decreased ApoA1 levels had lower adaptive functioning than others with ASD.
Source: Kennedy Krieger […]
Summary: While interpersonal emotional regulation appears to be ubiquitous and the people we reach out to are often supportive, they may not always provide the emotional support we are looking for.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Recent Cannabis Use Linked to Extremes of Nightly Sleep Duration, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 19 minutes ago
Summary: Recent cannabis use can impact sleep duration, a new study reports. Recent cannabis users reported experiencing either too little, or too much sleep.
Recent cannabis use is linked to […]
Summary: Acting more recklessly when your emotions run high can be correlated to your reaction speed to visually disturbing images, researchers report.
Source: UC Berkeley
If you can’t stop saying or d […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Stress Makes Life’s Clock Tick Faster, Chilling Out Slows It Down, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day ago
Summary: Chronic stress accelerates the body’s epigenetic clock, however, those that can manage the effects of stress by strengthening their emotional regulation and self-control can slow the process.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Erectile Dysfunction Drug a Possible Candidate for Alzheimer’s Treatment, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day ago
Summary: Sildenafil, an FDA-approved drug to treat erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary hypertension, appears to be a promising candidate to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease.
Source: Cleveland […]
Summary: A ten-minute run increases activation of the bilateral prefrontal cortex, improving mood and cognitive function.
Source: University of Tsukuba
Running may be a useful activity to undertake for […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Cataract Surgery Linked With Lessened Dementia Risk, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Summary: Cataract surgery was associated with a 30% reduction in dementia risk for older adults, a new study reports.
Source: University of Washington
Cataracts affect most older adults at risk for […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Study Find First in Human Evidence of How Memories Form, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 2 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have identified the characteristics of over 100 memory-sensitive neurons that play a key role in how memories are recalled in the brain.
Source: UT Southwestern Medical Center
In a […]
Summary: Russian children’s books focus more heavily on negative human emotions, such as anger, sadness, and fear than books US parents are likely to expose their young children to.
Source: North Carolina […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Digital Therapy for Prenatal Insomnia May Prevent Postpartum Depression, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days ago
Summary: Digital cognitive behavioral therapy designed to curb insomnia during pregnancy reduces postpartum depression, researchers report.
A digital version of cognitive behavioral therapy, or […]
Summary: Hippocampal HCN channels are more highly expressed in people with major depressive disorder. Antidepressants that increase cAMP signaling interfere with TRIP8b’s ability to bind to HCN channels, helping […]
Summary: Walking exercise on a treadmill improves cognitive abilities, including learning and memory, and preserves hippocampal volume in people with relapse-remitting multiple sclerosis.
Source: Kessler […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Elevated Heart Rate Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days ago
Summary: Older people who experience elevated heart rates are at increased risk for developing dementia, researchers report.
Source: Karolinska Institute
Having an elevated resting heart rate in old age may […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, What Is Complex PTSD and How Does It Relate to Past Abuse and Trauma?, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: Complex PTSD (c-PTSD) occurs as a result of exposure to repeated and prolonged trauma, and affects up to 7.3% of the population. Researchers discuss how c-PTSD differs from PTSD, and provide insight on […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Using Neurofeedback as a Means of Treating Feelings of Self-Blame in Depression, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 1 hour ago
Summary: Neurofeedback can help to alleviate some of the key symptoms of self-blame in people with non-anxious major depressive disorder.
Source: King’s College London
New research from the Institute of […]
- Load More