Brain 'Switchboard' Separates Learning, Remembering
Recall process appears to suppress ability to absorb new information, imaging study finds
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- One region of the brain may act as a switchboard that helps it in the constant struggle to learn and remember simultaneously, a new study says.
Impulsive eater? Remembering failures may help curb eating
Remember when you pigged out on birthday cake? If you're an impulsive eater, that memory might help you choose a fruit salad next time around.
When it comes to tempting or fattening foods, some people are a lot more impulsive than others. And according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer...
Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed
Using brain scans to track the brain activity of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), researchers at Flinders University in Adelaide have shed light on why such kids have trouble remembering, and why they do not recognise distractions as a distraction.
Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic
...t sleep is absolutely essential for children's performance at school. Angie Ledford, a parent from Loganville, GA says, "My kids have a hard time remembering
things and keeping up in school if they are tired. Sometimes without enough sleep they will even get headaches."
The Atlanta Public School ...
Life after chemotherapy: Daily tasks, quality of life may be affected, MU researcher finds
...clude the use of pharmaceuticals or cognitive behavior techniques, such as relaxation training and the use of a daily planner to relieve the stress of remembering
various daily details. According to Reid-Arndt, the answer will be determined when an intervention helps these patients to manage their lives better. ...
Technology Collaborative Launches Online Game to Exercise Brain Power of People with Multiple Sclerosis
...ive challenges, often in the areas of processing speed, working memory and complex attention. These challenges can involve difficulty in learning and remembering
information; focusing, maintaining and shifting attention; and organizing, planning and problem-solving.(i)
MyBrainGames, available for free ...
Fish Fuels Young Men's Brains
... age 18 than those who ate it less frequently.
"There are a number of studies linking Omega-3 EPA/DHA found in oily fish to thinking, reasoning, and remembering
abilities - our cognitive functions - in infants and the elderly," said Ocean Nutrition Canada's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Jon Getzinger. "We...
Odd Behaviors on Ambien Linked to Brain Circuitry
...help explain why some people who take the sleep aid Ambien (zolpidem) walk, eat, talk on the phone and even drive while not fully awake -- and without remembering
it the next morning.
The drug has also been shown to awaken minimally conscious patients into a conscious state.
In experiments with mice, resea...
Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
... no other treatments that put diabetes into remission," Shikora said.
Yet some patients, their families and even physicians fear bariatric surgery, remembering
some highly publicized complications and deaths during the procedure's early days, Shikora said.
"The field has dramatically improved and is much m...
Online obituaries are changing the way we publicly remember the dead and how newspapers cover deaths
...s like this are making money providing the kind of public access people want," Bressers said. "Newspapers have long been the holders of public memory, remembering
people and reflecting the values of the time. At one time, for example, an examination of newspaper obituaries would make it look like women and Afric...
Remembering in Medical Technology
Number of Patients With Dementia on the Rise
...dmother had dementia, is participating in U-M research that will help researchers diagnose and treat the illness earlier in life.
"I have trouble remembering
names and the most frustrating is when they are names of people I know really well, I just can't bring the name to the surface," Sabin says.
Brain Training Improves Memory and Attention and the Effects Last
... attention of 10 years, on average. These changes were big enough that participants reported significant improvements in every day activities (such as remembering
names or understanding conversations in noisy restaurants). The gains of the brain exercise group were clinically significant; the gains of the lectur...
Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Thinking and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Patients Over One Year
...acebo on 9 of the 11 ADAS-cog subdomains after one
year of treatment. Benefits were observed in memory (word recall, p=0.04;
word recognition, p=0.03; remembering
instructions, p=0.10); orientation
(p= 0.01); constructional praxis (the ability to copy simple drawings or
patterns, p=0.005) and ideational praxis (...
Mayo Clinic Finds Exercise Can Reduce the Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment
... in Chicago on April 16.
Individuals with mild cognitive impairment can function reasonably well
in everyday activities, but often have difficulty remembering
conversations, events and upcoming appointments. Most (but not all)
patients with mild cognitive impairment develop a progressive decline i...
Promising Data on Cognitive Effects of Safinamide in Early
...ins often impaired in these patients, in particular
executive function (the ability for planning, organizing,
strategizing and paying attention to and remembering
Treatment with safinamide at a dose of 50 to 100 mg once daily over
a 24-week period resulted in a statistically signifi...
Remembering in Medical Products
Lubri-Flex® Open Tip Ureteral Stents
Description:... Lubri-Flex Open Tip Ureteral Stents combine a unique polymer material that softens at body temperature while remembering
its shape with a chemically bonded wettable solution that becomes ultra-slippery when moistened. The result is a stent that satisfies the need for eas...
Remembering in Medical Definition
...to suggest that psychiatric disorders are not bona fide and should thus be kept separate (e.g. Baughman and Hovey, 2006). On this issue, it is worth remembering
that research into the neural correlates of psychiatric disorders is in its infancy: the answers may still be to come. One reason why they may not hav...
Remembering in Biological News
Circadian clock may be critical for remembering what you learn, Stanford researchers say
The circadian rhythm that quietly pulses inside us all, guiding our daily cycle from sleep to wakefulness and back to sleep again, may be doing much more than just that simple metronomic task, according to Stanford researchers.
Working with Siberian hamsters, biologist Norman Ruby has shown tha...
UTSA psychologist awarded $1 million for memory research
...nteers aged 18-30 and older adults, aged 60 and above.
Smith, who directs the UTSA Cognitive Aging Lab, is studying prospective memory, the act of remembering
to complete an intended action. Her research focuses on event-based prospective memory.
"The ultimate goal is to get a more basic understanding of...
No place like home: New theory for how salmon, sea turtles find their birthplace
...s the globe, with every oceanic region having a slightly different magnetic signature. By noting the unique "magnetic address" of their birthplace and remembering
it, animals may be able to distinguish this location from all others when they are fully grown and ready to return years later, researchers propose.
JDRF announces 2008 Scholar Award recipients
...ived the award for his research project: "Set 7: a novel target for diabetic vascular complications." He plans to study the metabolic memory of cells remembering
past glucose levels and in turn, damaging and destroying cells and blood vessels in people with diabetes. He will also investigate the connection bet...
Nobel laureate Dr. Linda Buck elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2008 Class of Fellows
...trol this remarkably complex response. This was a landmark achievement in the study of the nervous system.
The basic principles for recognizing and remembering
about 10,000 different odors have long been a mystery. In a series of pioneering studies, Buck clarified how our olfactory system works. She discovere...
Are animals stuck in time?
...ys (a relative of the crow and the blue jay) appear to remember storing or discovering various foods, but it hasnt been clear whether the animals were remembering
exactly when these events happened or how much time had elapsed.
This research, said Roberts, supports the theory I introduced that animals are st...
VeCommerce's Voice Biometrics Wins Challenge
...ue properties of an individual's voice. A voice
profile can be used to authenticate both telephone and online transactions
and eliminates the need for remembering
identifiers such as PINs,
passwords, mother's maiden name, etc. or for having special equipment such
as PIN pads or fobs. While things people know or ...
Total, genetically-based recall
... excelled in verbal episodic memory tasks, such as remembering
words, objects, pictures or everyday events, and men outperformed women in remembering
symbolic, non-linguistic information, known as vis...so sex differences favoring women on tasks such as remembering
the location of car keys, which requires both verb...
'Smart' mice teach scientists about learning process, brain disorders
... sensitivity to their surroundings seems to have made them smarter."
The engineered mice were more adept at learning to navigate a water maze and remembering
that being in a certain box involves a mild shock. Equally important, Dr. Bibb said, when a situtation changed, such as the water maze being rearrange...
Imaging pinpoints brain regions that 'see the future'
...sed advanced brain imaging techniques to show that remembering
the past and envisioning the future may go hand-in...atively recent theory of memory, which posits that remembering
the past and envisioning the future draw upon many...mplete overlap among regions of the brain used for remembering
the past and those used for envisioning the future...
Remembering in Biological Technology
Little things can be big in networking
...nd out by making the effort to acknowledge people on their birthdays.
details like birthdays, youre showing that you genuinely care about others ...ng, building relationships is everything.
Think about others
Other than remembering
birthdays, you should always be thinking about ways to connect with others....
'Fluffy Bunnies' ready for Shanghai programming competition
...s from the university ranked in the top 20 at the regionals, and Team Q took second place.
Melkebeek said the teams weren't always this successful, remembering
it was difficult to convince the best students to join the team. As the competitions continued, more students wanted to become involved, and the coach...
Remembering in Biological Definition
...mory. In contrast, prospective memory is memory for future intentions, or remembering
to remember (Winograd, 1988). Prospective memory can be further broken dow... Event-based prospective memories are intentions triggered by cues, such as remembering
to post a letter (action) after seeing a mailbox (cue). Cues do not need to...
... is linear and the constant of proportionality is Planck's constant , h . Briefly considering the wave-like properties of a photon, it is also worth remembering
that the speed of a wave, v , is given by the equation:
( lambda ) is the wavelength
f is the frequency (the symbol ( nu ) is oft...
Remembering in Biological Dictionary
...een RNA synthesis and loop structure in lampbrush chromosomes. ... Protein VII recruits E1A protein to lampbrush chromosomes. ... It is worth remembering
that Xenopus lampbrush chromatin is constituted with histones. ... ... protein bodies (PB) are the characteristic of galliform lampbrush ch...
.... Infundibulum . Lifestyle, fitness & health information about Infundibulum . Into the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum , Madrid, New Mexico, remembering
Kurt Vonnegut Britannica online encyclopedia article on infundibulum (anatomy), ...was presumably originally an optic centre, but it has acquired...