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Some languages require more brain power

... happens when people are forced to re-learn speech comprehension following a stroke. "It seems that the structure of the language you learn as a child affects how the structure of your brain develops to decode speech. A detailed study of the findings will be published soon....

Noise pollution can cause harm in cognitive development of children

...tants. Chronic aircraft noise affected the reading comprehension abilities and recognition memories of the children. They also seem to be more annoyed than their counterparts elsewhere. Road traffic noise exposure directly seemed to affect the children’s capacity for conceptual recall or information recall, as wel...

Rajasthan Plans To Run Christian Institutions

...ion, periodical written tests and simple listening comprehension tests may be tried for Class VII and VIII. In the case of Class VI it could be only an oral test. source(IANS)...

Species Linking Fish And Land Animals Found

...of supporting the body-like limbed animals. "Human comprehension of the history of life on Earth is taking a major leap forward," said H. Richard Lane, director of sedimentary geology and paleobiology at the National Science Foundation. "These exciting discoveries are providing fossil 'Rosetta Stones' for a deeper...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

...say, 10 years. Someone who hasn't done this has no comprehension about how much better it has made me feel.’ The quantitative study included 39 participants and a control group of 29; the average age of participants was 80. Each was given a battery of physical performance tests in the beginning as a baseline, th...

Risk of Death Greater With Low Literacy Levels

...otes. "The bad news is that most subjects had poor comprehension on the first pass - in spite of the form being written at a sixth-grade reading level and read aloud, and also in spite of participants being asked frequently if they had any questions." After taking into account age, race, education, gender, lang...

All in the Name of ‘Breast Cancer Awareness

...brity supporters. However, research has shown that comprehension of the disease among the most severely affected group, older women, is much lower than it should be. This situation can be mostly attributed to most of the "faces" of the disease being in their twenties and thirties. According to Robyn Pollman, the...

After Effects Of Chemotherapy Will Wane In Few Years :Says Research

...in abilities pertaining to learning, judgement and comprehension .This seemingly 'fuzzy' experience is also termed as 'chemobrain' in medical jargon. New research has found that these uncomfortable symptoms that trouble a cancer patient will definitely fade away, in about three years following treatment. In the ...

Coffee: Is It Good or Bad for You?

... preserve cognitive skills -- thinking, memory and comprehension -- possibly because of long-term caffeine exposure. Reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease: A large trial called the Nurses’ Health Study found that low levels of caffeine intake reduced the risk of Parkinson’s disease in women who used postmenopausa...

Alien Hand Syndrome Causes Random Hand Movement

...conclude, These data open new perspectives for the comprehension of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders associated with abnormal motor control or abnormal awareness of action, such as utilization behavior, phantom limb, anosognosia [in which a person suffers a disability due to a brain injury but is unawar...

Getting Old No Laughing Matter: US Study

... is just the first step in understanding how humor comprehension functions in older adults."...

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