Large-Scale MRI Study Confirms ADHD Brain Differences

10-11-2018

This is one of the largest-scale studies on ADHD and the brain. Researchers looked at MRI brain scans of more than 3,000 kids and...

Learn more

ADHD is not just a childhood disorder

03-11-2018

Do you find it hard to pay attention? Do you feel the need to move constantly during times when you shouldn’t? Do you find yourse...

Learn more

Does poor sleep increase Alzheimer’s risk?

01-11-2018

Recent research suggests a correlation between poor sleep and Alzheimer’s risk. Although the “why” is not yet conclusive, it may ...

Learn more

Speaking Dozens of Languages

28-10-2018

A “hyperpolyglot” is a person who has mastered at least 11 languages; some can speak dozens. But there aren’t very many hyperpoly...

Learn more

Community Violence Is Toxic to the Growing Brain

23-10-2018

How does the stress of witnessing community violence—seeing beatings, shootings, drug use, and so on—affect a child’s growing bra...

Learn more

Cooking Up Brain Health

20-10-2018

Did you know that hosting a dinner party can be good for your brain? Many of the tasks that go into a dinner party—planning the m...

Learn more

What’s the difference between ADD and ADHD?

16-10-2018

Technically, ADD is one of three subtypes of ADHD. The term ADD is still used by many parents and teachers. But since 1994, docto...

Learn more

The Importance of forgetting

13-10-2018

“Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all,” says McGill scientist Oliver Hardt. By that he means that if we remembered ...

Learn more

Flipping a Brain Switch on Bad Habits (2)

10-10-2018

What if you could “turn off” your vices, like overindulging on sweets or alcohol? Two new studies take the first step in just tha...

Learn more