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fit and smart
2014-08-20 05:27:56

Youngsters who are more physically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their less-fit counterparts, according to new research appearing in the August 19 edition of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Brain Injury Contact Sports
2013-12-12 11:20:44

New research indicates that concussions may only be part of the story when it comes to the brain damage done by contact supports.

Brain Imaging Distinguishes Learning Disorders
2013-11-21 08:46:42

The first physical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability may develop differently than the brains of other children has been discovered using brain imaging.

Einstein's Brain Was Apparently Very Well-Connected
2013-10-05 05:03:40

Albert Einstein is generally recognized as one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, but exactly what was it that made his brain so special? The authors of a recently published study believe that they have found the answer to that riddle.

2013-07-23 12:26:05

Diffusion tensor imaging fiber tracking with reliable tracking orientation and flexible step size can show white matter fiber bundles in the healthy corpus callosum.

2013-03-20 15:57:16

Infants at 7 months of age who go on to develop autism are slower to reorient their gaze and attention from one object to another when compared to 7-month-olds who do not develop autism, and this behavioral pattern is in part explained by atypical brain circuits.

Marsupials Handedness Depends On Gender
2013-03-06 10:50:43

Boys are right-handed, girls are left...Well at least this is true for sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) and grey short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica)

Taking Music Lessons Early In Life Leads To Strong Brain Connections
2013-02-13 13:46:19

Getting your child involved in a music program from an early age can help them develop stronger connections in their brain, according to a new study.

Effects Of Alcohol On Brains Of Unborn Children Studied
2012-11-25 07:54:36

Drinking during pregnancy can have a severe, adverse effect on the central nervous systems of children after birth, researchers from Poland have discovered.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".