Just 10 decibels more daytime neighborhood noise is associated with 36% higher odds of mild cognitive impairment and 30% higher odds of Alzheimer's disease.
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
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When solving problems, we tend to rely on things that have worked in the past, which psycholgists call "fixation." Other ideas may get you out of the rut.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~5 min
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Cognitive limitations lead to skewed perception of probability that can cause disastrous decisions, researchers say. But we also compensate to get by.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
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People who experienced trauma faced greater cognitive decline as they aged as compared to people who didn't face trauma, a new study shows.
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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Trips to local coffee shops or fast food restaurants may provide older adults a boost to cognitive health, according to new research.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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Both monkeys and humans have a way of thinking that involves recursion, a process of arranging words, phrases, or symbols to convey complex ideas.
July 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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Study participants with a history of repetitive head impacts and traumatic brain injury reported greater depression symptoms later than those who didn't.
June 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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