Source: Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock The recent study by first author Mychael Lourenco et al., “ Exercise-Linked FNDC5/Irisin Rescues Synaptic Plasticity and Memory Defects in Alzheimer’s Models ,” adds to a growing body of evidence that exercise-induced irisin may protect against neurodegeneration and boost memory in both humans and mice.
This week on the Juggling Act podcast, we're joined by mum of two Rachael Finch, who tells us about her unusual feelings about childbirth… What's that? SHOW NOTES Your hosts are Mel Wilson and Cassie Hamer and our huge thanks to Rachael Finch and Naomi Stalenberg.
The gentle and continuous rocking motion of the bed used by sleep researchers at the University of Geneva helped to synchronize neural activity between thalamo-cortical networks of the brain, which the researchers believe play an important role in boosting memory consolidation.
However one measure that they obtained is definitely a component of mental ability that is often tested by researchers interested in canine intelligence, and that is "delayed memory". When they did so the data confirmed that larger brain sizes in dogs are associated with better cognitive performance.
Another school of thought is that there are songs that become favorites not so much for the musical structure or lyrics that generate a specific emotion, but rather for what that song represents in our memory.
Between the presentation and test, the participants engaged in one of three different activities designed to measure the effect of backward motion, forward motion, or no motion on their ability to answer questions about the video or recall the words and pictures.
"Although memory and executive function [thinking and planning skills] declined at a greater rate in people with type 2 diabetes, this was not explained by a decline in brain volume," said study author Michele Callisaya, a research fellow at the University of Tasmania.
According to Rose, the majority of us have thousands of past lives, but only those who feel unresolved will come back to us. Rose assured me that there’s nothing to be afraid of, and by no longer seeing this past life likely meant that they now feel resolved.
Identifying how many faces people recognize—and how those faces become familiar—is relevant for understanding deficits of face perception, says Wilma Bainbridge, a post-doctoral researcher at the National Institute of Mental Health who studies the perception and memorability of images.
As I discuss in my book, Psychotherapy of Character: The Play of Consciousness in the Theater of the Brain, one theory holds that there are four pairs of genetically determined temperamental elements: internalizer- externalizer, introversion-extroversion, active-passive, and participant-observer.
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