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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New Research on Vitamin D and the Brain


Vitamin D deficiency is a very common problem, with over a billion people worldwide affected by it. For the brain, that’s a probl...

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Why we don’t run into things


A recent study shows that the brain takes just 100 milliseconds (a tenth of a second) to make sense of an area’s geometry—the bas...

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Motion sickness comes from the brain’s misunderstanding


Why do so many of us get that awful feeling of nausea when we’re in a car, boat, or other moving vehicle? It turns out the brain ...

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Understanding the brain to help you save money


Did you know that different parts of your brain are activated when you spend money with cash versus a credit card? That our brain...

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Night Owls Have It Rough


The night owls among us can find the typical hours of a work or school day challenging. A new study, in which researchers scanned...

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Has Google hurt or helped our brain health?


Search engines, social media and email have become our external hard drives for memory storage. We don’t remember phone numbers, ...

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Time Flies, and Here’s Why


As we get older, each year seems to fly by more quickly. That may be because our ability to process what we see slows down with a...

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What Is “Adulthood” in the Brain?


Over the past few decades, neuroscientists have gotten a clearer understanding of how the brain matures, from childhood to adulth...

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