Games, like life, don’t have to be a zero-sum game, as scientists at Ga. State found by looking at primate behavior in monkeys.
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Being “addicted” to a smartphone or the internet can be linked to a chemical imbalance in the brain, new research suggests.
Kids from low-income families are exposed to fewer words, but the fact is, vocabulary remains smaller than peers even after school starts.
Dropping out of school seems more likely among kids who were victims of abuse (child abuse, sexual assault, community violence).
Proper diagnosis is key in dyslexic children, who have trouble processing written words. They often have trouble writing, even without dysgraphia.
Being in a mainstream classroom can isolate kids with autism and make them feel more “different.” Not good in the long term.
What treatment could help people who are addicted to opioids? Methods differ, but a few have been found equally effective.
Sleep helps our brain strengthen memories, and good sleep therefore can help us learn. But that same strengthening can also get in the way.
Heat is dangerous, and doctors in Hawaii have identified 27 different mechanisms it can kill you during more frequent summer heat waves.
A study out of the U. of IL suggests that encouraging students to drink water during lunch at school could cut their risks of becoming overweight.