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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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Bilingual children switch tasks faster than speakers of a single language

Robert Bock EurekAlert Bilinguals slower to build vocabulary but better at multitasking. Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at switching between tasks than are children who learn to speak only one language, according to a … Continue reading

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Dehydration can alter mood and ability to think

Press TV A recent study has suggested that mild dehydration can have an adverse effect on a person’s energy level, mood and ability to think and perform mental tasks. Researchers at the University of Connecticut asked a group of dehydrated … Continue reading

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How does cannabis affect working memory?

Inserm Press Office EurekAlert A deterioration of working memory is observed in people who consume drugs containing cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis leaves and buds. A team led by Giovanni Marsicano (Inserm Research Unit 862) in collaboration with a team … Continue reading

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