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New Research Article: The Listening Program Effective In Reducing Auditory Sensitivities In Children
Introduction Advanced Brain Technologies, a leading provider of neuroscience-based music programs for improving brain function, today announced publication of a peer reviewed journal article that discusses the…

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New Study Shows Quantitative Benefits in Children With Autism, ADHD and Other Needs When Using The Listening Program
Advanced Brain Technologies, creators of The Listening Program®, a provider of evidence-based music programs and products for improving brain function, today announced the publication of a new…

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New Research Demonstrates Efficacy of inTime to Help Children Overcome Learning Disabilities
Advanced Brain Technologies, creators of The Listening Program®, a provider of evidence-based music programs and products for improving brain function, today announced publication of a groundbreaking study…

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Pain Begins in the Brain: New Research Shows We Can Control It More than We Thought
Many people have had the experience of hurting themselves, but not feeling any pain until they looked down and saw blood. Have you ever wondered why that…

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‘Super Agers’ Appear to Have More Oversize Brain Cells Than the Rest of Us
Older people around the world are being encouraged to stave off memory loss and even Alzheimer’s by keeping their brains active — whether via crossword puzzles or…

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Can Smokers Cut Nicotine in the Nick of Time? Study Hints Restoration of Brain Cortex Possible
There’s isn’t anyone left on the planet who could convincingly argue that smoking cigarettes is good for a person. But now new research adds more evidence to…

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Training the Brain to Smile Could Lead to Better Health, Better Moods, Even Better Career Success
We’ve all seen our share of the ever-present smiley faces, but could there be something behind the smile that points straight up to the brain? While research…

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Don’t Forget to Remember: Study Points to Ability of Brain to Store, Strengthen Memories
It’s a classic moment in TV courtroom scenes. The opposing attorney stares down a witness and slyly asks: “The murder happened three years ago — haven’t you…

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Chocolate: Sweet to the Taste, Good for the Brain
Some studies are revealing and paradigm-changing. Other studies are — well — good enough to eat. Now a new bit of research confirms what many have posited…

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The Big Future: Can We Build a Better Brain?
There is no constant except change, said the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Now, researchers believe the future could very well change the human brain. A recent post at…

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Could Neurofeedback Obviate the Need for Drugs for Children Diagnosed with ADHD?
Are drugs the best possible treatment for children diagnosed with ADHD? A new study aims to find out if and how Neurofeedback could mitigate the role of…

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Desire to Smoke May Be in Your Head: Penn Medicine Study Shows Brain Activity Differs Between Successful Quitters and Relapsers
Why do some people who want to quit smoking succeed and others fail? The problem could be “in their heads” — literally. A recent study conducted by…

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Neuroscientists Make the Call: Smartphones Require Fingers, But Ultimately Change the Brain
Using smartphones affects more than people’s behavior, it appears. While some research has shown that access to a smartphone can change social interactions, a new scientific study…

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Generosity Starts in the Brain, Say Researchers Studying the Giving Spirit in Children
Does generosity have a neural component? It certainly appears so. Developmental neuroscientists at the University of Chicago recently conducted an experiment that leads them to believe there…

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Finding the Perfect Balance: Both High and Low Blood Sugar Affect Brain Growth in Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Children with Type 1 diabetes need special care and now more has been discovered that could help. Recently, researchers at Stanford found that children with the highest…

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The Football Brain: Why Athletes Shouldn’t Have Their Heads in the Game
It’s something that many have known intuitively for some time, but now there’s more scientific evidence: football can damage the brain. A new study conducted at the…

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Don’t Blame the Bird for the Sleep Message in Your Brain
Thanksgiving is the time of year to give thanks — and also, it appears, to place blame. Feel a tad tired after a mega-meal of roasted meat,…

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New Study Shows Myelin May be Necessary for Motor Learning
A study released in October of this year and published in The Scientist shows that myelin, a fatty covering that surrounds and insulates neuronal axons, may play…

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There’s Such a Thing as a Poker Face; Now Research Suggests There Are Poker Brains, Too
We’ve all heard the expression, “He’s got a poker face.” That means that a person’s thoughts and emotions are well hidden behind a mask of inscrutability. Interestingly,…

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Sleep Study: To Earn an A, the Brain Needs Zzzz’s
The latest wave of in-depth studies confirms that which many people already know: the human brain works best when it gets more sleep. Yes, some people require…

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Forget Google — The Brain May Have Its Own GPS System
While Google is intent on mapping everything in your universe, it just so happens that your brain may have its own internal GPS system. Neuroscientists studying this…

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‘Alzheimer’s in a Petri Dish’ Opens Exciting New Avenues for Research
The statistics on Alzheimer’s disease, and the victims that it claims every year, are staggering. Scientists have been studying the devastating brain disease process for decades, but…

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Is The Brain Still Capable of Learning During Sleep? The Debate Continues
It’s been a widely-held belief for ages that, when a person falls asleep, they don’t learn or think because their brain “turns off” while they are sleeping.…

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Curiosity May Have ‘Killed the Cat,’ But It Could Be a Boon to Earnest Learning
We all know the expression “Curiosity killed the cat.” But a new study suggests that when it comes to acquiring and retaining information, it may provide a…

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The Incredible Shrinking Brain: Could Media Multitasking Be the Culprit?
You are on your laptop, perusing the news. Your iPhone prompts you to check out a new Facebook post. Then your iPad alerts you that you have…

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Early Cerebellum Injury Could Be Possible Cause of Autism
Getting to the root of autism is an increasingly urgent objective of neuroscience researchers. Not only are autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often debilitating to sufferers, but the…

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Researchers Discover Brain Remains Active While We Snooze
Does the brain ever really rest? The answer is probably Yes. And also No. A team of researchers from Cambridge and Paris conducted a study that showed…

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The Depressed Brain: Study Suggests Thinking About It Makes It Worse
While French philosopher René Descartes recognized the cognitive capabilities of humankind in his famous proclamation “I think, therefore I am,” a new study suggests that perhaps depressed…

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Tufts’ 3D Brain-like Tissue Could Aid in Brain Research
Sometimes to see the whole, one first must examine the parts — or even grow them. That’s one factor undergirding a recent research development at Tufts University…

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Vanderbilt Study: Parents of Children with Autism Benefit from Peer-Led Interventions
Are mothers of children with autism and other disabilities most likely depressed, stressed, and sleep-deprived? Might there be interventions that could help? Most people asked those questions…

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What Do Mice Hear and How Does It Work? Researchers Study Process with New Imaging Technique
What do mice hear? And how? Getting to the crux of that could help scientists not only learn more about the auditory world of a mouse, but…

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Texas Researchers Studying How Loud Noise Affects the Brain
It’s appropriate, perhaps, that the effect of loud noises is being studied by a group of researchers in Texas — where big things abound. Now scientists working…

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inTime: Early Research Outcomes
“In today’s hectic world, it is easy to become overwhelmed; inTime has helped me to think in a clearer and more organized way meaning I am less…

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