By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:19
The cocktail party effect explains how an individual has the ability to tune into the sound they want or need to hear in a crowded room.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 15:15
Doctors are alarmed at the high rate of ADHD diagnosis and treatment in the U.S. and point to pharmaceutical companies' marketing and ad campaigns aimed at doctors, educators, and parents.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 10/06/2013 - 14:19
A new technology from an Australian company hopes to reduce highway crashes from driver inattention by measuring human focus, as indicated by brain activity and other physiological clues.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 21:56
As people age, their cognitive functions begin to dwindle, however, a new game could help their brains stay trained to remember, multitask, and sustain attention.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 04/11/2013 - 00:55
A new study finds that athletes with high fitness levels have better sustained attention benefits than students who do not regularly exercise or practice sports.
By Amber Moore | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 10:45
According to a new study, gargling sugar water can boost a person's self-control.