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Brain`s anti-distraction system found

Brain`s anti-distraction system found

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:11

Two psychologists from Simon Fraser University have made a discovery that could revolutionize doctors` perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders.

How brain regions develop as our ability to store memories improves

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:31

Researchers are now exploring how brain regions develop as our ability to store memories improves during childhood.

2-year-olds `surprisingly` good at understanding unfamiliar accents

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:26

Researchers have found that by two years of age, kids are remarkably good at comprehending speakers who talk with accents they have never heard before.

How memories stick together

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:22

Scientists have developed a new model of memory that explains how neurons retain select memories a few hours after an event.

Genetic therapy may repair spinal chord: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:41

Damage to the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, is currently irreparable. But this may change soon as researchers have now discovered that genetic and chemical treatment could help regenerate damaged nerves.

Casual marijuana use could lead to brain abnormalities in young adults

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:55

Researchers have said that the size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week.

How memories are born

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 11:09

Researchers have said that by tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment they can mark the birth of a memory.

Statins could cut dementia risk by 25 percent

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:17

Scientists have revealed that statins drugs can slash the risk of dementia by a quarter.

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