executive function

The Effect of Cochlear Implants on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: Initial Baseline and 18-Month Follow Up Results for a Prospective International Longitudinal Study.

Authors: Briggs R, Busby P, Dowell R, Harris D, Maruff P, Sarant J, Schembri A

Journal: Frontiers in neuroscience

Abstract In older adults, hearing loss is independently associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline, and has been identified to be a modifiable risk factor for dementia. The mechanism underlying the cognitive decline associated with […]

Explaining Upper or Lower Extremity Crossover Effects of Visuomotor Choice Reaction Time Training.

Authors: Banzer W, Engeroff T, Gerten S, Giesche F, Niederer D, Vogt L, Wilke J

Journal: Perceptual and motor skills

Current evidence indicates a strong relation between improved visuomotor choice reaction time (VMRT) and a reduced risk of lower extremity injury, making both lower- and upper extremity VMRT training paradigms valuable to athletes. This investigation studied […]

Water intake reverses dehydration associated impaired executive function in healthy young women.

Authors: Freese E, Harkness L, Leone CA, Mitchell ES, Stachenfeld NS

Journal: Physiology and Behavior

Introduction Healthy women do not always consume Recommended Daily Levels of fluid intake ad libitum. We hypothesized that 1) women lose ≥ 1.0% BW during daily activities, 2) that mild body water loss impairs memory and […]

Executive Function in Adolescence: Associations with Child and Family Risk Factors and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood.

Authors: Berthelsen D, Hayes N, White SLJ, Williams KE

Executive functions are important higher-order cognitive skills for goal-directed thought and action. These capacities contribute to successful school achievement and lifelong wellbeing. The importance of executive functions to children’s education begins in early childhood and continues […]

An Open Study of Sulforaphane-rich Broccoli Sprout Extract in Patients with Schizophrenia.

Authors: Hasegawa T, Hashimoto K, Hashimoto T, Iyo M, Kanahara N, Oda Y, Sasaki T, Shiina A, Yoshida T

Journal: Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience

OBJECTIVE: Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by severe cognitive impairment. Accumulating evidence suggests a role for oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Sulforaphane (SFN) extracted from broccoli sprout is an agent with potent anti-oxidant […]

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