Gene study may explain why some remain quick thinkers

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Genetic differences could explain why some people are quicker thinkers in middle age and later life, a study of data from 30,000 people suggests.

Brain has strong points at different ages

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

While some thinking skills begin to decline as one ages, researchers found that others don't peak until middle age or even later.

First map of core white-matter connections of human brain developed at USC

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

The map may help better address clinical challenges such as traumatic brain injury

Newly Discovered Brain Region May Be Unique To Humans

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The brain region, called the lateral frontal pole prefrontal cortex, was described today in the journal Neuron, and is linked to higher thinking processes.