While being multilingual did not delay the onset of dementia for those at risk, nuns who spoke four or more languages were significantly less likely to develop dementia than those who spoke just one language.
Disruptions in fiber tracts connecting brain regions associated with cognitive behavior and emotional regulation in teens appear to be linked to higher risk of psychiatric disorders, researchers report.
Baby boomers scored lower on cognitive function tests than members of previous generations. Scored began to decline in those born between 1948-1953, and decreased further in those born between 1954-1959.
All mothers are aware that breastfeeding provides certain advantages over bottle feeding for babies. A new study reveals children who were breastfed as infants, even for a short period of time, performed better at cognitive tests at age ten than their bottle-fed peers.