Being “addicted” to a smartphone or the internet can be linked to a chemical imbalance in the brain, new research suggests.
A study from Barcelona suggests that exposure to air pollution on the way to school can damage children’s cognitive development.
The effects of dopamine on how good we feel have been well documented, but it seems one particular chemical in beer may act like dopamine on the brain.
By examining the brains of people who suffered child abuse under a microscope (after they died), scientists have detected structural differences in their brains.
A computer interface between the brain, through brain waves, and music composition software allows people to compose a work of music just by thinking about it.
Attraction in dating relationships is hard to predict and definitely hard to program on a computer. It’s about the unpredictable intangibles.
Do you wonder why teens engage in risky behavior? It’s evolution, not that their brains are slow to develop or make connections.
A patient with an operable brain tumor happened to be a music ed major, so surgeons had him play the sax during his brain surgery.
If parents provide learning materials, like books, to infants and toddlers, there’s a good chance it will help them academically in 5th grade.
What is music? How and why did music become such an important part of our lives? Does it predate speech? More reason to keep music programs strong.