Back-to-School anxiety in kids: what to watch out for this year

26-09-2020

Many kids are anxious about going back to school this year. Some are afraid that they or family members will get sick. Others wor...

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Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s diagnosis?

23-09-2020

Scientists have developed a promising—and simple—blood test for accurately diagnosing Alzheimer’s, something doctors have long wa...

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Some words are more memorable than others

19-09-2020

Scientists have discovered that it’s easier for people to remember certain words in memory tests. But why would words like “tank,...

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ADHD and Emotions: what you need to know

16-09-2020

At a Glance Kids with ADHD feel the same emotions as their peers. Emotions are more intense with ADHD and impact everyday living....

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Five Lifestyle Habits That May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

05-09-2020

A large new study showed that people who follow five lifestyle behaviors may have up to a 60% lower risk of Alzheimer’s. The key ...

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Understanding the developing brain for reading

29-08-2020

In the debate about nature versus nurture for developing reading skills, cognitive neuroscientists have a clear message: both mat...

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Protect your brain with flu shots?

22-08-2020

Two new studies show something pretty surprising: that getting flu shots and/or a pneumonia vaccine may reduce the risk of Alzhei...

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How anxiety affects your focus

17-08-2020

Feel like you can’t concentrate on anything at the moment? You’re not alone. The extra anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic ha...

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Smelling the Roses…or the Onions

14-08-2020

It’s been hard for scientists to figure out how the mammalian brain tells one smell from another. “Decoding how the brain tells a...

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