Researchers have identified four cognitive profiles associated with menopause. Findings reveal women who experience stronger verbal learning and memory, in addition to better attention and executive function during menopause, are less likely to experience hot flashes and depression. Women who experienced cognitive weakness had an increased risk of depression and sleep disruptions.
Researchers have identified a gene mutation that can accelerate memory loss and cognitive function in those at risk of Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports a shock from a stun gun can impair people's verbal learning, memory and ability to process information. The findings could have implications for the way the police interrogate suspects.