Alzheimer’s Treatment With Antibodies Shows Promise in Clearing Plaques, Aiding Cognition

New research suggests a different therapeutic approach may be helpful in reducing the effects of Alzheimer’s…

Child Disability Can Impact Older Siblings’ Educational Outcomes

A new study suggests that, in families with a third child diagnosed with a disability, the…

Memory Focus Shifts From Specifics to Generalities as We Age

We all have the fear of growing older and losing our memory. Indeed, the phrase, “memory…

More Formal Education May Delay Initial Signs of Cognitive Decline

Staying in school for a longer period of time has been linked to better cognitive function…

Study: As Body Weight Increases, Brain Function Drops

A new brain imaging study of thousands of people reveals that a person’s body weight has…

Sleep Problems in Childhood May Lead to Academic, Psychological Issues

Developing healthy sleep habits for a child is often challenging for parents. Now, new research suggests…

Study: Baby Boomers Score Lower in Cognitive Function Than Older Generations

In a reversal of trends, American baby boomers (1946-1964) exhibit lower levels of cognitive functioning than…

How Soon Should Concussion Patients Get Back on the Road?

A new study suggests that, even after all the symptoms are gone, people who have had…

Alzheimer’s Risk Factors May Emerge in Young Adulthood

Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may emerge as early as the teen and young adult years,…

Role of REM Versus Non-REM Sleep on Learning

New research evaluates which sleep stage is most important for learning: REM or non-REM. In the…