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Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Could slight brain zap during sleep boost memory?

Could slight brain zap during sleep boost memory?

Stimulating a targeted area of the brain with small doses of weak electricity while you sleep may enhance your ability to remember what you learned the night before, new research finds. The new procedure is called transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS). “We work with the brain, that’s really unique about what we do. We listen [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Could slight brain zap during sleep boost memory?

Memory drug enters clinical trial, may help treat cognitive disorders

Memory drug enters clinical trial, may help treat cognitive disorders

A memory drug developed by the National Institutes of Health and Tetra Discovery Partners that may help treat or prevent cognitive disorders has been moved into a small clinical trial, the agency announced in a press release. The drug, BPN14770, is aimed at improving a biochemical pathway responsible for memory and nerve synapse formation in [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Memory drug enters clinical trial, may help treat cognitive disorders

Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?

Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?

This red dot puzzle tests your ability to recall images and has been shared by thousands online this week. Those who can easily answer the puzzle may just have an eidetic memory, the ability to recall images with vividness bordering on actual visual perception; also called a photographic memory. To solve the puzzle you must [...]

March 15, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?