According to a new study, bilingualism related differences in brain activity can be seen in children as young as 11 months.
Researchers report boys with better motor skills tend to have higher cognitive scores over a two year follow up period than those with poorer motor skills. Additionally, boys with higher aerobic fitness had poorer cognition during the two year follow up than those with lower fitness levels.
A new study reports differences in problem solving skills are linked to political ideology.
In terms of general intelligence, rocket scientists and brain surgeons are no smarter than the general population, researchers report.
A new study reports carnivores with larger brain compared to body size are better at complex problem solving.
Using objects when trying to solve problems may help to find new ways of finding a solution, researchers report.
Alzheimer's disease research has been enhanced by researchers who have developed a comparable test of memory and learning for humans from a commonly used mouse experiment.
According to researchers, the behavior of the owner may influence dogs during problem solving tasks.
Researchers say those over 60 are better at predicting stressful events at home than younger people. However, younger people are better at utilizing these predictions to minimize the adverse impact of stress.
According to researchers, there is an optimum amount of dopamine that should be present within the brain. This optimum amount can help improve cognitive performance on tasks, researchers report.