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shift work ages the brain
2014-11-05 05:50:43

Giving a new twist to the phrase “graveyard shift,” a new study from a team of European researchers has found that working odd hours can dramatically age the brain.

2014-10-31 16:22:43

LUTZ, Fla., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAR is proud to announce the release of the Academic Achievement Battery(TM) (AAB(TM)) Comprehensive Form by Melissa A. Messer, MHS.

2014-10-29 12:26:24

LUTZ, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAR is proud to announce the release of the Academic Achievement Battery(TM) (AAB(TM)) Screening Form by Melissa A. Messer, MHS.

child drawing
2014-08-20 05:10:27

When your children are little, their drawings take a place of pride on your refrigerator, whether or not you can tell what they meant to draw. Have you ever wondered, though, what those drawings might mean?

2014-08-12 12:43:17

How genes affect intelligence is complicated.

empathy from fiction
2014-08-11 13:01:51

Empathy is important for navigating complex social situations, and is considered a highly desirable trait. Raymond Mar, a psychologist at York University in Canada, discussed how exposure to narrative fiction may improve our ability to understand what other people are thinking or feeling.

2014-07-24 11:29:04

The largest genomic dragnet of any psychiatric disorder to date has unmasked 108 chromosomal sites harboring inherited variations in the genetic code linked to schizophrenia, 83 of which had not been previously reported.

2014-07-10 23:01:38

A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees.

2014-07-08 15:03:40

Working memory in children is linked strongly to reading and academic achievement.


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