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OK, Google, Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap?
Feb. 6, 2016
It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.
Your Paper Brain and Your Kindle Brain Aren't the Same
Jan. 14, 2016
If you've given up on reading paper books for the ease of your e-reader's screen, you may want to step back a bit. Neuroscience confirms that our brains use different areas to read on paper and screens, and you need to exercise both.
How a Simple Bump Causes Brain Injury
Jan. 8, 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people suffer brain injuries each year. Sometimes the damage is caused by something that seems innocuous, like a stumble or a bump on the head. When should you see a doctor?
Brain Surgery Serenade: Man Plays Saxophone during Tumor Removal
Dec. 20, 2015
Partially sedated, Spanish musician Carlos Aguilera played "Misty" and read sheet music to help neurosurgeoons preserve his talents.
Research Shows the Brain is Unisex
Dec. 17, 2015
A study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes that brains can't be classified in the binary categories of male or female.
A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits
Nov. 24, 2015
By assessing the strength of certain connections in the brain with an MRI test, researchers were often able to tell whether children and adolescents had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The connection between premature births and developing disorders
Oct. 20, 2015
Brain scans found abnormally weak connections in the brains of premature infants may make them more prone to develop autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other emotional disorders.
Last chance for a better life
Sep. 11, 2014
A local parent wants medical marijuana for her child to cope with a debilitating condition.
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