News tagged with mental abilities

New study finds no cognitive impairment among ecstasy users

The drug known as ecstasy has been used by 12 million people in the United States alone and millions more worldwide. Past research has suggested that ecstasy users perform worse than nonusers on some tests of mental ability. But ...

Feb 15, 2011
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Meditation helps increase attention span

It's nearly impossible to pay attention to one thing for a long time. A new study looks at whether Buddhist meditation can improve a person's ability to be attentive and finds that meditation training helps people do better ...

Jul 14, 2010
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More choline reduces Down syndrome dysfunction

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a mouse model of Down syndrome, pregnant and lactating mice that received additional choline had offspring that fared much better than those whose mothers did not receive choline, a new ...

Jun 02, 2010
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