Monthly Archives: July 2016

Brainwaves and Text Messaging

New research published in Epilepsy and Behavior shows that sending text messages on a smartphone can change the rhythm of brain waves.  People communicate increasingly via text messaging, though little is known on the neurological effects of smartphone use. A … Continue reading

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New Classification Scheme for Alzheimer’s Biomarkers

The American Academy of Neurology is proposing a new classification scheme to describe Alzheimer’s biomarkers. Biomarkers have become an essential component of Alzheimer disease (AD) research and also in cognitive aging research. A number of current issues suggest that a new … Continue reading

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