Study: Most gender-confused children OUTGROW gender dysphoria during adulthood

Study: Most gender-confused children OUTGROW gender dysphoria during adulthood

A 15-year-period study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior reveals that “most” gender-confused children outgrow such feelings by the time they reach adulthood. The study, conducted by Dutch researchers from the University of Groningen , tracked 2,770 children from the age of…

Neuroscience Study Taps Into Brain Network Patterns to Understand Deep Focus, Attention

Neuroscience Study Taps Into Brain Network Patterns to Understand Deep Focus, Attention

A team of Georgia Tech researchers is the first to study the relationship between fluctuations in attention and the brain network patterns within low-frequency 20-second cycles. Photo credit: Paul Skorupskas, unsplash.com From completing puzzles and playing music, to reading and exercising, growing up Dolly…

Neuroscience Breakthrough Unveils How We Learn and Remember

Neuroscience Breakthrough Unveils How We Learn and Remember

New findings in memory research reveal the role of dendritic translation in learning, identifying thousands of micropeptides and key regulatory proteins, offering insights into intellectual disabilities and broader neurological functions. Credit: SciTechDaily.com Activity taking place within the dendrites that branch off of neuron cell…

Neuroscientists Uncover Brain Region ‘Crucial’ to Deep Sleep

Neuroscientists Uncover Brain Region 'Crucial' to Deep Sleep

Neuroscientists have discovered a surprising new source of deep-sleep brain waves, shaking up our understanding of the architecture of sleep and how we treat sleep disorders. Our sleep is divided into four main stages, which are determined by the activity of our brain waves….

Neuroscience study taps into brain network patterns to understand deep focus, attention

Neuroscience study taps into brain network patterns to understand deep focus, attention

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain From completing puzzles and playing music, to reading and exercising, growing up Dolly Seeburger loved activities that demanded her full attention. “It was in those times that I felt most content, like I was in the zone,” she remembers. “Hours…

Opinion: Brain imaging has promise to improve mental health treatment for kids. Here’s why.

Opinion: Brain imaging has promise to improve mental health treatment for kids. Here’s why.

Brain imaging in a child. (Jillian Lee Wiggins ) Wiggins is an associate professor of psychology at San Diego State University, and lives in Hillcrest. She will delve further into this topic at the TEDxSan Diego CommUNITY speaker series on Wednesday at the David…

Blended antioxidant supplement may help boost memory and cognition

Blended antioxidant supplement may help boost memory and cognition

New research links a blend of antioxidants to improved cognition, at least in mice. Lilith Matevosyan/Stocksy A new study from Japan has shown that blended antioxidants may improve cognition and memory while suppressing age-related muscle decline in mice. The antioxidant blend used in the…

Study questions benefits of brain stimulation for memory improvement

Study questions benefits of brain stimulation for memory improvement

Credit: Unsplash+. Researchers at the University of Sheffield have raised doubts about the effectiveness of non-invasive brain stimulation methods, such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), for enhancing visual working memory. Their findings, published in Communications Psychology, challenge previous optimistic reports and underscore the…

Dartmouth-led research identifies unique brain areas for emotion regulation

Dartmouth-led research identifies unique brain areas for emotion regulation

Ever want to scream during a particularly bad day, but then manage not to? Thank the human brain and how it regulates emotions, which can be critical for navigating everyday life. As we perceive events unfolding around us, the ability to be flexible and…

6 Mushrooms you can eat to prevent cognitive impairment and reduce your dementia risk

6 Mushrooms you can eat to prevent cognitive impairment and reduce your dementia risk

A recent study by researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that older adults who consume more mushrooms in their diet have a significantly lower risk of mild cognitive impairment than those who don’t. Mild cognitive impairment is a condition defined by…

Study suggests Western medicine has a misguided approach to treating dementia

Study suggests Western medicine has a misguided approach to treating dementia

Natural Health 365 reported on a recent cohort study, which suggests that Western medicine has a wrong and misguided approach to treating dementia . The authors of the study published in JAMA Network Open said a significant number of patients with dementia may have…

Brain Inflammation and Memory Loss: Connecting the Dots Between Diet and Surgery

Brain Inflammation and Memory Loss: Connecting the Dots Between Diet and Surgery

Research from The Ohio State University reveals that a high-fat diet before surgery can cause significant memory impairment in rats, both young and old. This memory issue, related to an inflammatory response in the brain, can be mitigated by taking DHA omega-3 fatty acid…

How dental health may impact brain health; experts describe how poor oral hygiene is linked to higher risk of developing dementia

How dental health may impact brain health; experts describe how poor oral hygiene is linked to higher risk of developing dementia

Bad dental hygiene could affect your mental health in the future, according to a study that says the risk of Alzheimer’s is 21 per cent higher in people with poor hygiene and gum disease. Photo: Professor Nicola West A build-up of plaque and tartar…

Unveiling the brain mechanism behind memory consolidation in sleep

Unveiling the brain mechanism behind memory consolidation in sleep

Neuroscientists have established in recent decades the idea that some of each day’s experiences are converted by the brain into permanent memories during sleep the same night. Now, a new study proposes a mechanism that determines which memories are tagged as important enough to…

SURVEY: Majority of American teenagers feel happy and peaceful without smartphones

SURVEY: Majority of American teenagers feel happy and peaceful without smartphones

A recent Pew Research Center survey reveals that a majority of American teenagers find happiness and peace when they are not tethered to their smartphones . The study, conducted among 1,453 teenagers ages 13 to 17, found that 74 percent of respondents say they…

Human brains are getting larger: That may be good news for dementia risk

A new study by researchers at UC Davis Health found human brains are getting larger. Study participants born in the 1970s had 6.6% larger brain volumes and almost 15% larger brain surface area than those born in the 1930s. The researchers hypothesize the increased…

How Exercise Helps Boost Your Memory-Brain Health as You Age

How Exercise Helps Boost Your Memory-Brain Health as You Age

Silke Woweries/Getty Images As we age, many of us will notice that our memory isn’t as sharp as it used to be. You may have trouble remembering where you left your keys or find it difficult to recall specific events. Still, although it may…

“The COVID experiment”

“The COVID experiment”

The “covid experiment” was a masterclass in the use of authority to coerce, intimidate, and compel the ignorant masses into conforming to made up rules and regulations regarding lockdowns, masks, social distancing, the use of safe and effective medicines like ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine, and…

Alcohol and Your Brain: The Latest Scientific Insights

Key points Transient memory loss, “blackouts,” and hangovers related to alcohol consumption are brain health risks. Alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) is a risk factor for developing dementia. Heavy or excessive alcohol consumption is dangerous to the brain for a number of reasons. The impact…

Alcohol and Your Brain: The Latest Scientific Insights

Key points Transient memory loss, “blackouts,” and hangovers related to alcohol consumption are brain health risks. Alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) is a risk factor for developing dementia. Heavy or excessive alcohol consumption is dangerous to the brain for a number of reasons. The impact…

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