An increase of 10 micrograms per cubic meter of PM10 air pollution on examination days reduced students' test scores by 8% on average, a new study reports.
Chronic insomniacs who pull an all-nighter perform twice as bad on reaction time tests as normal sleepers who forgo a night's sleep.
Women have better cognitive performance when in higher temperature environments. Researchers found women performed better on verbal and math tests when the room temperature is warmer, while male performance peaks in colder room climates.
A new meta analysis study identifies dysfunction of neurocognitive networks across multiple psychiatric disorders.
Some MOBA video games can act like an IQ test, researchers report. In a new PLOS ONE study, researchers note a correlation between skill in action strategy games, like DOTA2, and high IQ. The correlation is similar to that seen between intelligence and ability in more traditional games like chess.
A new study shows that lack of stimulation and working in a dirty environment has long term impact on cognitive health for employees.