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Music Lessons Can Make Children Smarter And Improve Their Academic Performance

School children who received structured musical lessons had significant improvements in cognitive skills, which include inhibition, planning, and memory skills. They also showed improved academic achievement. What are other benefits of music?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2018

Bilingual People Fare Better After A Stroke: Other Health Benefits Of Speaking A Second Language

A new study conducted by researchers in India has found that individuals who are fluent in more than one language had better protection against cognitive injury as a result of stroke. Bilingual stroke patients scored better during examinations on their function and attention levels.

Life November 24, 2015

Can't Live Without Your iPhone? You Might be Suffering from iPhone Separation Anxiety

Mobile phone separation among iPhone users can have serious physiological and psychological effects. These include poor performance when taking tests that require cognitive skills.

Society January 11, 2015

After school playing is a brain sharpener for kids

Physical activity helps improve mental skills in children, according to a new study.

Life September 29, 2014

Experts recruit London students for study on effects of mobile phones on developing brains

The Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phones will involve about 2,500 children between 11 and 12 years old to determine the effects of mobile phone use on the brains and cognitive skills of young users.

Life May 20, 2014

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