MONDAY, Oct. 19, 2020 — For older adults, social engagement (SE) is associated with greater microstructural integrity of specific gray matter (GM) regions relevant to social cognition, which have roles in dementia, according to a
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 — Sedentary behavior throughout adolescence is associated with the risk for depressive symptoms at age 18 years, according to a study published online Feb. 11 in The Lancet Psychiatry. Aaron Kandola,
The effects of more than 60 minutes of moderate daily physical exercise, such as walking, accumulate throughout life and are associated with a 39 percent reduction in the risk of advanced adenomatous polyps, a precursor
For decades, research has shown that our perception of the world is influenced by our expectations. These expectations, also called “prior beliefs,” help us make sense of what we are perceiving in the present, based
As students learn a new concept, measuring how well they grasp it has often depended on traditional paper and pencil tests. Dartmouth researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm, which can be used to measure
Compared to alcoholic women, alcoholic men have more diminished brain activity in areas responsible for emotional processing (limbic regions including the amygdala and hippocampus), as well as memory and social processing (cortical regions including the
It is never too late for physical Training According to a new study it is never to late to Sport or more activity and movement to begin with. Even in a sophisticated age, exercise can
Tracking the firings of individual neurons is like trying to discern who is saying what in a football stadium full of screaming fans. Until recently, neuroscientists have had to tediously track each neuron by hand.