A new study funded by the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation will investigate the use of learning technologies such as streaming media for people with dementia and those at risk.
Higher education for seniors shows promise – for combatting social isolation, increasing well-being and delaying the onset, or slowing the progression, of dementia.
Science shows that this simple mindfulness technique improves concentration and working memory.
Thinking ability declines with age in those with dementia.
Have you noticed your thinking ability drops during winter and spring? A new study of healthy adults and dementia patients found cognitive function declines in the colder months.
A new study has found usual drug treatments won’t work for half of patients.
A new study has found more than half of those in drug treatment have cognitive impairments – meaning treatment won't work for them.
Largest study to date finds link between disturbed circadian rhythm and mood disorders.
Relaxing or risky?
Smoking cannabis can cause addition, impaired memory and even psychosis.
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Our brain shrinks as we get older, but the Mediterranean diet may slow this shrinkage.
The effects of long-term tobacco smoking on our mental faculties such as memory and concentration are only now becoming known.
High intake of take-away foods, red and processed meat, soft drinks, and fried and refined food is a risk factor for poor academic performance.
As their children submit themselves to the ordeal of all-important end-of-year exams, parents of high school and university students may be wondering what they can do to help. One thing they ought to consider…
Popular “study drugs”, taken by students to get a boost in their concentration while studying, may have long term impacts…