According to researchers, the ability to assess memory quality appears in children, and metamemory continues to improve beyond childhood into adolescence. The findings could provide new insights into effective learning methods and assist teachers to devise new educational strategies.
Domestic cats choose not a contrafreeload, a behavior where most animals prefer to work for their food.
Study links diabetic ketoacidosis to lower IQ scores and worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes.
A distinct DNA methylation signature has been discovered in cord blood of children who are later diagnosed with autism. The findings could provide a new biomarker for early detection and intervention for ASD.
Researchers have created a model of what they consider a 'healthy personality type', using contemporary trait perspective.
Eating a handful of dried goji berries five times a week may help delay or even prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration. Over a 90 day period, those who ate goji berries had an increase in protective pigments in their eyes.
Study of pregnant mice found excess folic acid is detrimental to brain development in fetuses. Mice exposed in-utero to higher doses of folic acid had significant brain changes compared to those who were exposed to lower doses.
Researchers from UC Davis report pregnant women who take 800 micrograms of folic acid could help lower risks of autism in their children, even when they were exposed to pesticides associated with increasing autism risk.