Intelligence News
May 30, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 4:32am EDT

More Intelligence News
May 30, 2015

May 26, 2015 — If you're a college student wondering how your study and party habits will affect your GPA, wonder no longer. Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have built the first app that ... read more

New Insights Could Result in Changes to the Therapeutic Strategy to Combat Alzheimer's, Reduce Animal Testing

May 26, 2015 — A typical characteristic of the brain of an Alzheimer sufferer is the presence of insoluble Tau protein aggregates. Scientists have demonstrated that the distribution of these aggregates through the ... read more

May 22, 2015 — Animals with large brains are considered to be more intelligent and more successful than those with smaller brains. Researchers have now provided the first experimental evidence that large brains ... read more

How a Schizophrenia Risk Gene Affects the Brain

May 22, 2015 — Brain imaging studies have already revealed that mental illnesses involve alterations in both the structure and connectivity of the brain. Scientists have now, for the first time, shown how the ... read more

May 22, 2015 — Researchers have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, marking a major milestone in ... read more

May 21, 2015 — Certain proteins may slow the devastating memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease, according to a groundbreaking new study. The researchers found evidence that an elevated presence of a protein ... read more

Memories Influence Choice of Food

May 21, 2015 — The stronger our memory is of a certain food, the more likely we are to choose it -- even if it is the more unattractive option. Psychologists conducted a study on how memory influences our choices ... read more

May 21, 2015 — New research shows that infections can impair your cognitive ability measured on an IQ scale. The study is the largest of its kind to date, and it shows a clear correlation between infection levels ... read more

Specialist Care Prevents Acute Confusion in Older Patients After Surgery

May 19, 2015 — For the patient, surgery involves extreme physical stress, and in older patients especially this can lead to disorders of consciousness or cognition. The acute confusional state known as delirium, ... read more

May 19, 2015 — Researchers suggest that the portion of the brain devoted to hearing can become reorganized even with early-stage hearing loss, and may play a role in cognitive decline. They have applied fundamental ... read more

Cognitive Process Speed in Teen Years Affects Depression Risk in Adulthood

May 19, 2015 — Teens with slower performance on a test of "cognitive processing speed" are more likely to have depression and anxiety symptoms as adults, reports a new paper. Previous studies have shown ... read more

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Enhance Cognitive Flexibility in at-Risk Older Adults

May 19, 2015 — A study of older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease found that those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids did better than their peers on tests of cognitive flexibility -- the ... read more

May 18, 2015 — In the first study of its kind, former National Football League (NFL) players who lost consciousness due to concussion during their playing days showed key differences in brain structure later in ... read more

May 15, 2015 — Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy changes and impairments, but yoga can be an important tool for preventing or even reversing the effects of chronic pain on the brain, according to a new ... read more

Canadian Sports Concussion Project Releases Montador, Forzani, and Anonymous Donor Brain Autopsy Results

May 12, 2015 — The results of three brain autopsies have been announced by scientists, showing the varying outcomes that can result in brains of former athletes who sustained multiple concussions. The analyses of ... read more

Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Lead to Cognitive Impairment in Prostate Cancer Patients

May 13, 2015 — Cognitive impairment can occur in cancer patients who are treated with a variety of therapies, including radiation therapy, hormone therapy, and chemotherapy. After chemotherapy treatment it is ... read more

Huntington's Disease Monkeys Display Progressive Clinical Changes and Neurodegeneration

May 12, 2015 — A preclinical, large animal model of Huntington's disease has been developed for assessing new therapeutics, which could ultimately provide better treatment options, possibly including altering ... read more

May 12, 2015 — Researchers have mimicked the way the human brain processes information with the development of an electronic long-term memory ... read more

School Segregation Still Impacts African-Americans' Minds Decades Later

May 11, 2015 — As the United States observes the May 17 anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that ended racial segregation in public schools, a new study has found that desegregated schooling is tied to better ... read more

New Research Implicates Immune System in Rett Syndrome

May 11, 2015 — The immune system plays an unsuspected and surprising role in the progression of Rett syndrome, a severe neurological disorder affecting children, new research suggests. Rett syndrome is a ... read more

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Friday, May 22, 2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Monday, May 18, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Monday, May 11, 2015
Friday, May 8, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Friday, April 24, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Monday, April 6, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Monday, April 6, 2015
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015