A new study reports mathematical processes in the brain are influenced by language. Studying bilingual people, researchers discovered cognitive 'extra effort' is required for solving math problems when presented in the second language.
Researchers from the University of Washington report that with special tuition, babies from monolingual homes can develop bilingual abilities that remain even after their training is complete.
Using objects when trying to solve problems may help to find new ways of finding a solution, researchers report.
A new study reports postmenopausal women who had their last child after the age of 35 or used hormonal contraceptives for more than 10 years tend to perform better on cognitive tests.
Researchers are modernizing cognitive skills testing to detect deficits and reveal problem-solving strategies.
According to a new study, bilingualism related differences in brain activity can be seen in children as young as 11 months.
A new study reports differences in problem solving skills are linked to political ideology.
A new study reports carnivores with larger brain compared to body size are better at complex problem solving.
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.
Researchers find heightened activity in the cerebellum when people embark in creative problem solving tasks.
A new neuroimaging study could help explain how the brain reorganizes itself as children learn math facts.