» Stroke study reveals optimal timing and intensity for arm and hand rehabilitation
20/09/21 19:20 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
A phase II, randomized clinical trial found that the optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after a stroke should begin 60 to 90 days after the event.

» Meeting sleep recommendations could lead to smarter snacking
20/09/21 17:26 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Missing out on the recommended seven or more hours of sleep per night could lead to more opportunities to make poorer snacking choices than those made by people who meet shut-eye guidelines, a new study suggests.

» Students’ certainty about belonging and their performance in a STEM course reinforce each other – for better or worse
20/09/21 16:18 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
New research shows that belonging insecurity in a STEM course, specifically a first-year chemistry course, can affect a student's midterm scores, which can then feed back into the student's belonging uncertainty. For students in groups t...

» Lack of trust exacerbates loneliness spiral
20/09/21 16:18 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Loneliness is a painful feeling. If it persists, it can lead to mental illnesses such as depression or anxiety disorders. Researchers have now discovered how loneliness is associated with reduced trust. This is reflected in changes in th...

» Right light on the mother’s belly may be important to the fetus
20/09/21 16:17 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
There may be a link between exposure to light during pregnancy and fetal brain development. New findings may provide better understanding of certain neurological diseases later in life.

» How university students understand and demonstrate kindness
20/09/21 14:09 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
A small act of kindness can go a long way, especially say researchers, towards bolstering student health and wellness. A new study explores how the inclusion of a kindness assignment in an undergraduate course impacted student perception...

» Using internet in retirement boosts cognitive function
20/09/21 14:09 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Scientists have studied the effect of internet usage on cognitive function. Examining more than 2000 retirees from 10 European countries, researchers found that, on average, retirees who used the internet were able to recall 1.22 extra w...

» Augmented reality helps tackle fear of spiders
20/09/21 14:09 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Researchers have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders. The app has already shown itself to be effective in a clinical trial, with subjects experiencing less fear of real ...

» Infants exposed to domestic violence have poorer cognitive development
18/09/21 12:58 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Infants coming from homes with domestic violence often go on to have worse academic outcomes in school due to neurodevelopmental lags and a higher risk for a variety of health issues, including gastrointestinal distress, trouble eating a...

» Brain microstructural damage related to cognitive dysfunction and steroid medication in lupus patients
17/09/21 20:12 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Researchers attempted to unravel such mechanisms by adopting non-invasive diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the brains of SLE patients, particularly the white matter, coupled with computerized neuropsychological assessm...

» Time until dementia symptoms appear can be estimated via brain scan
17/09/21 16:20 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Researchers have developed an approach to estimating when a person who is at high risk of Alzheimer's dementia but has no cognitive symptoms will start showing signs of cognitive decline. The approach is based on data from a single brain...

» Cutting-edge 3D facial scans could give genetic clues to autism
17/09/21 13:54 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Researchers are using high-tech 3D facial scans to give us a better understanding of the genetic causes of autism.

» Six stages of engagement in ADHD treatment revealed in new, diverse study
16/09/21 21:34 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Six stages of engagement in treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been reported by researchers based on a diverse study, inclusive of parents of predominantly racial and ethnic minority children with ADHD.

» Witnessing abuse of sibling can lead to mental health issues
16/09/21 21:34 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Researchers find that youth who witness the abuse of a brother or sister by a parent can be just as traumatized as those witnessing violence by a parent against another parent. Such exposure is associated with mental health issues like d...

» Consuming fruit and vegetables and exercising can make you happier
16/09/21 18:29 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
New research led by the University of Kent and University of Reading has found that fruit and vegetable consumption and exercise can increase levels of happiness.

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