Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all. New research shows that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall. While this may simply seem to confirm what has been known from earlier studies, "what's novel about this study" say the authors, "is that we tried to shine light on sleep's influence on both types of declarative memory by studying semantically unrelated and related word pairs."
PsychCentral.com (blog)Kelly Unplugged: My Day Without ADHD MedicinePsychCentral.com (blog)By Kelly Babcock Twice in the past seven days I've managed to forget my meds. I take Concerta, which is Methylphenidate.
This week at the Alliance 2012 conference in Nashville, Tennessee, the keynote speaker, John Medina, spoke about the relevance of how the brain reacts to information in the practical world of business.
Children who get anxious about doing math have brain function that differs from children who don’t, with math-specific fear interfering with the parts of the brain involved in problem-solving, according to functional MRI (fMRI) scans of 7- to...