Can Dogs “See” With Their Noses?


We all know that dogs have an incredible sense of smell—much better than that of humans. Now, new research shows an extensive “in...

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The latest in brain food: Cranberries


Cranberries are rich in two types of flavonoids—plant compounds that studies have shown might deliver brain benefits. That’s why ...

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Rudeness is contagious


Over the great expanse of evolution, our brains developed to respond to threats in a way that would protect ourselves. In our cur...

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Hate some sounds? Here’s why


“Misophonia” is the feeling some people get when they respond very negatively to certain sounds, such as chewing or breathing. At...

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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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