People have long believed that cognitive decline is an inherent and inevitable symptom of aging. In reality, however, most age-related mental conditions — from minor irritations like forgetfulness to serious neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia
Oxford University researchers have identified an area of the human brain that appears unlike anything in the brains of some of our closest relatives.
The brain area pinpointed is known to be intimately involved in some of the most advanced planning and
A quick glance at two, unequal groups of paper clips (or other objects) leads most people to immediately intuit which group has more. In a new study, researchers report that practicing this kind of simple, instinctive numerical exercise can improve children's