ADHD

ADHD Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), is characterised by inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness’. ADHD symptoms are often noticed at a young age and more apparent when children start school. […]

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Neuroscience of the sexes: Gender differences in the brain?

Neuroscience of the sexes: Gender differences in the brain?

We all know the differences between male and females. For centuries we’ve discussed the physical, social and emotional differences between man and woman. But one […]

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Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors Sleep disturbance in elderly persons is associated with brain changes such as […]

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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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How fatherhood reshapes your brain

How fatherhood reshapes your brain

The joys of fatherhood. Becoming a father changes a man’s outlook. It focuses his attention. It typically encourages him to work harder and think more […]

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Brain imaging reveals lower activity after chemotherapy

Brain imaging reveals lower activity after chemotherapy

For years breast cancer survivors have complained about the mental cloudiness they sometimes notice before, during, and after cancer treatment. This mental fog is commonly […]

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Brain differences in college-aged occasional stimulant users

Brain differences in college-aged occasional stimulant users

Brain differences in college-aged occasional stimulant users Scientists have discovered college-aged individuals who occasionally use stimulant drugs, such as cocaine, amphetamines and prescription drugs such […]

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How seeing changes your brain

How seeing changes your brain

How seeing changes your brain. Your eyes aren’t just advanced visual systems capturing images of what’s around you. New research published in the Journal of […]

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Brain implants give lab rats a sixth sense and let them “touch” light

Brain implants give lab rats a sixth sense and let them “touch” light

Brain implants give lab rats a sixth sense and let them “touch” light Scientists from Duke University have found a way to make rats “feel” […]

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Thoughts, in a brain, captured on video for the first time

Thoughts, in a brain, captured on video for the first time

Thoughts, in a brain, captured on video for the first time. The two bright spots swimming around in the video below are both fluorescent paramecia […]

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The brain retroactively edits conscious experience

The brain retroactively edits conscious experience

The brain retroactively edits conscious experience. The brain apparently edits a person’s conscious experience retroactively. Up to a half-second after an object disappears from view, […]

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Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain and their relief

Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain and their relief

Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain and relief. A patient’s relationship with his or her doctor has long been considered an […]

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Crustacean brain may process pain

Crustacean brain may process pain

Crustacean brain may process pain. Until recently many researchers believed the crustacean nervous system too primitive to process pain. But scientists at Queen’s University in […]

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Starved brains kill memory-making to survive

Starved brains kill memory-making to survive

Starved brains kill memory-making to survive. As the organ responsible for maintaining equilibrium in the body and the most energy-demanding of all the organs, the […]

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Walnut the True Measure of a Dinosaur’s Brain

Walnut the True Measure of a Dinosaur’s Brain

Walnut the True Measure of a Dinosaur’s Brain. Ampelosaurus had a surprisingly small brain. All fifty feet of the dinosaur – from its pencil-toothed muzzle […]

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Viewing different bodies helps brain understand disabilities

Viewing different bodies helps brain understand disabilities

Viewing different bodies helps brain understand disabilities. A new USC study finds evidence that watching television, of all things, can improve compassion and empathy. Researchers discovered […]

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Researchers find clues to how the brain decides when to rest

Researchers find clues to how the brain decides when to rest

Researchers find clues to how the brain decides when to rest. A team of researchers in France has found what they call a “signal” that […]

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Childhood trauma leaves legacy of brain changes

Childhood trauma leaves legacy of brain changes

Childhood trauma leaves legacy of brain changes. Painful experiences early in life can alter the brain in lasting ways. A difficult reality for psychiatrists and […]

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MRI brain scans can identify bipolar disorder

MRI brain scans can identify bipolar disorder

MRI brain scans can identify bipolar disorder. Australian researchers through their recent studies have come to the conclusion that brain scans can spot bipolar disorder. […]

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Cell loss in the brain relates to variations in individual symptoms in Huntington’s disease

Cell loss in the brain relates to variations in individual symptoms in Huntington’s disease

Cell loss in the brain relates to variations in individual symptoms in Huntington’s disease. Scientists have wrestled to understand why Huntington’s disease, which is caused […]

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Fructose has different effect than glucose on brain regions that regulate appetite

Fructose has different effect than glucose on brain regions that regulate appetite

Fructose has different effect than glucose on brain regions that regulate appetite. In a study examining possible factors regarding the associations between fructose consumption and […]

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Brain size study involving guppies suggests high intelligence comes at high cost

Brain size study involving guppies suggests high intelligence comes at high cost

Brain size study involving guppies suggests high intelligence comes at high cost. One of the most interesting evolutionary hypotheses about brain size is The Expensive […]

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Rainfall, brain infection linked in sub-Saharan Africa

Rainfall, brain infection linked in sub-Saharan Africa

Rainfall, brain infection linked in sub-Saharan Africa. The amount of rainfall affects the number of infant infections leading to hydrocephalus in Uganda, according to a […]

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Blinking gives your brain a mini-nap

Blinking gives your brain a mini-nap

Blinking gives your brain a mini-nap. Scientists from Japan’s Osaka University examined 20 healthy young adults in a brain scanner as they watched segments of […]

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