Cushing’s Disease: Everything you need to know

Cushing’s Disease: Everything you need to know

Fatigue, easy bruising, weight gain—sound familiar? Cushing’s disease is a relatively rare endocrine condition that affects 10 to 15 million people per year. While an […]

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Brain changes in kids learning math

Brain changes in kids learning math

Many kids ask their math teacher why learning a particular mathematical concept or skill is important. When helping kids out with their homework, many parents […]

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Fascinating Brain Facts part 1

A long childhood feeds the energy-hungry human brain

Humans are late bloomers when compared with other primates. For example, they spend almost twice as long in childhood and adolescence as chimps, gibbons, or […]

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Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words

Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words

Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words Baby sounds are cute and funny, but they also represent important developmental milestones in speech, […]

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Brain region associated with selfishness

Brain region associated with selfishness

Brain region associated with selfishness. People with damage to a specific part of the brain entrusted unexpectedly large amounts of money to complete strangers. In […]

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Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller

Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller

Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller. Researchers used electricity on certain brain parts of a patient with chronic, severe facial pain to release […]

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Brain Has Distinct Activity Pattern When Losing Consciousness During Anesthesia

A new study from the US reveals for the first time, that the brain has a distinct pattern of electrical activity as patients lose consciousness […]

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