The Teen Brain: 7 things to know


Did you know that big and important changes are happening in the brain during adolescence? Here are 7 things to know about the te...

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New study: short-term mindfulness does not change the brain


Some research has suggested that practicing mindfulness can drive structural changes in the brain. But the results of a new MRI s...

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A new take on “good” sleep


A lot of us think that a good night’s sleep means you wake up rarely, or even better, not at all. A new study suggests that might...

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3 areas of self-control affected by ADHD


If your child has a learning and thinking difference like ADHD, you might notice some difficulties with self-control. Talking out...

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Keep working for better cognitive function


Retiring early is appealing in many ways—but it may not be the best choice for your brain. A recent examination of 20,000 people ...

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The latest on alcohol and the brain


The news on the effects of alcohol and the brain is still developing. While some studies show that drinking (red) wine or other a...

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No quick fix for ADHD but a variety of different strategies


There is no quick fix for ADHD. Although medication can help treat people’s symptoms, it’s only part of an overall ADHD tre...

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A simpler way to diagnose Alzheimer’s


It isn’t easy to diagnose Alzheimer’s. It generally takes a series of tests that can take weeks or months to conduct. But using a...

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Memory in Music


A wonderful study out of the University of Toronto has shown that listening to music that holds a special meaning for a person ca...

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