Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may actually benefit from fidgeting. New findings published in the journal Child Neuropsychology reveals that this could help to boost cognitive performance, overall.
As June marks Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month, it's time to shed more awareness on the illness. Many health officials are encouraging individuals to look for early warning signs of the problem, including short term memory loss, social isolation and/or speech changes.
Stroke is the leading cause of death in the United States, with many suffering from a long-term disability following the onset of the health issue. Yet new findings published in the journal Stroke show that for many survivors, it can age the brain by up to 8 years or more.
It turns out that chimps know when they're right-and often try to prove it. Researchers have discovered that chimpanzees are capable of metacognition, which is thinking about one's own thinking, and can adjust their behavior accordingly.
New findings published in JAMA reveal that statins are unlikely to result in memory loss.
New findings published in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggest a potential link between creativity and certain types of mental illnesses in some individuals, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
The exposure to gun violence may ultimately take a toll on the mental health of young minds.
Restless leg syndrome may be linked to an increased risk of stroke, based on the severity of the neurological condition, according to recent findings published in the journal Sleep.
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital have found that the youngest surgical patients may later be affected due to their inability to properly communicate from use of anesthesia. Could the drug harm the developing brain?
Individuals with high levels of moral reasoning may have increased gray matter in areas of the brain, linked to decision making and conflict processing. The findings are published in the journal PLOS ONE.
New research shows that anticipating temptation could help to improve behavior.
New findings published in the journal Nature show that the brain is ultimately connected to the immune system via vessels. This stunning discovery overturns what was once thought in previous decades, elaborating on the potential effects it could have on the treatment of certain neurological disorder...