A new study reveals flexibility and modularity are negatively correlated in the brain.
Researchers report that a new imaging technique has found some people with hypertension also have signs of early brain damage.
According to researchers, adults with mild cognitive impairment who embarked in aerobic exercise for times a week for six months had increased volume in specific brain areas.
A new study reports singing is beneficial for working memory, mood and executive function in people with mild or early stage dementia.
According the researchers, a baby's cry not only commands our attention, it also has an effect on how adults complete cognitive tasks.
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.
Researchers report exclusive breastfeeding until the age of six months is associated with fewer conduct disorders in later childhood. Additionally, enriched play can help enhance cognition.
According to researchers, age related changes in the organization of neural networks when performing short term memory tasks may help to compensate for other aspects of brain aging.
A new neuroimaging study reveals self control varies depending on the importance of the decision. Self control, researchers note, may also be augmented when people are asked to justify their decisions.
According to a new study, even elite students face significant cognitive decline if they sleep less than 5 hours a night for a week or more.