Cognitive symptoms such as problems with memory and executive function, but not mood or motor disorders, were associated with CTE pathology. The findings advance the ability to diagnose CTE in living people. Until now, post mortem analysis was the only reliable method to detect CTE.
A new theory proposes executive function, or the ability to control your behavior, might not exist just within the mind. External influences may dictate the development of internal control.
People who actively communicate in two or more languages may have a lower risk of cognitive decline associated with aging.
Researchers implicate the inferior frontal junction area in controlling behavior and executive function.
A new study reports bilingualism may have a positive effect on brain aging, specifically when it comes to executive function. The findings of this study contradict other research, suggesting bilingualism does have a protective effect against cognitive decline in aging.
Participating in a variety of daily activities can enhance cognitive function in adults.
Using a modified story memory technique, people with multiple sclerosis showed improvements in learning and memory. Additionally, fMRI neuroimaging revealed changes in brain activity related to working memory and word encoding.
Study reveals lower microstructural integrity in white matter tracts supporting language and emergent literacy skills in prekindergarten aged children exposed to excessive screen time media.
Experiencing early life adversities leads to disruptions in multiple systems of self-control and cortisol levels, which continues through childhood.