Researchers at the university's Lewis Katz School of Medicine found that mice whose diets were enriched with extra-virgin olive oil had better learning ability
and memories than those whose diets lacked the oil.
He was of the view that each individual possessed learning ability
and its enrichment needed proper environment and support from the society.
To calibrate average learning ability
for each birth-year cohort, Castro and Coen-Pirani use data from the Congressional Budget Office on standardized test scores for U.
The experiment, conducted on laboratory rodents, showed mice that were determined to have poor learning ability
were found to show improvement after being fed ground cinnamon.
Experts say a lack of sleep can affect learning ability
She found "significant" improvements in thinking and learning ability
from studying a second language, even compared with active retired people who were doing non-language courses.
and memory were evaluated prior to treatment and at approximately 25 months of age.
Professor Robert Plomin (King's College London), who led the Twins Early Development Study (TEDS), and one of the senior authors, clarified, "This is the first time we estimate genetic influence on learning ability
using DNA alone.
Professor Robert Plomin from King's College London said that this was the first time that they estimated genetic influence on learning ability
using DNA alone and the study does not pointed to specific genes linked to literacy or numeracy, but rather suggested that genetic influence on complex traits, like learning abilities, and common disorders, like learning disabilities, was caused by many genes of very small effect size.
Professor Robert Plomin (King's College London), who leads the TEDS study, and one of the senior authors, said: "This is the first time we estimate genetic influence on learning ability
using DNA alone.
While, the sleeping mice showed more learning ability
, the observation of their brains unveiled more new connections formed between neurons.
Poor vision has obvious detrimental impacts on children's learning ability