Music Trained Children Do Better in Life

Music Trained Children Do Better in Life

#music #children #think #memory #brain Learning to play a musical instrument helps fine-tune childrens’ brains, researchers say. In a new study, 40 children, 10 to 13 anni, performed memory and attention tasks while their brain activity was monitored with functional MRI. This type of imaging scan detects small changes in blood flow within the brain. […]

A Fiat-Chrysler/Renault Merger Will Require “Quite a bit of creativity.”

A Fiat-Chrysler/Renault Merger Will Require “Quite a bit of creativity.”

$FCAU, $RNLSY Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) crafted and presented a balanced merger of equals to Renault (NASDAQ:RNLSY) Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world’s 3rd-biggest automaker. If it goes ahead, the $37-B tie-up would alter the landscape for rivals including General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Peugeot maker PSA Group […]

Sleep Influences Learning, Memory and Overall Health

Sleep Influences Learning, Memory and Overall Health

FLASH: Sleep impacts your ability to learn and your creative capacity. Deep sleep is also crucial for brain detoxification, and can have a significant impact on your risk for Alzheimer’s disease. In the video below, Rhonda Patrick, PhD., a biomedical scientist, interviews professor Matthew Walker, PhD., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s […]

Chinese Economy Faces Opportunities & Challenges

Chinese Economy Faces Opportunities & Challenges

Chinese Economy Faces Opportunities & Challenges The Chinese economy boasts a lot of opportunities to move forward despite concerns of a growth slowdown, economists and experts told a forum Friday. At the 6th Conference on the Chinese Capital Markets held by the New York University’s Center on US-China Relations, they also saw great growth potential […]