Persistent obesity from young adulthood to middle age is linked to an increased risk of mortality. The risk is reduced if people lose weight from being obese to overweight between early adulthood and middle age.
A new study looks at the long term neurological and mental health outcomes of people who participated in high school football teams. Researcher report playing football appears to not adversely affect cognition or depressive symptoms later in life. They acknowledge the findings may not be generalized for modern players due to changes in play style, protective equipment and improved safety measures.
A new study helps to untangle the memory web by shedding light on how neurons in areas of the brain associated with memory provide long term coding of associations between concepts.
Researchers report the ability to imagine a novel object involves the synchronization of groups of neurons.
A new study reveals mid week days have less mental representations attached to them, making it more difficult for us to recall what day it is.