The brain parts that make decisions aren’t fully developed in 6th graders, so why do colleges ask them to make decisions that affect their lives?
Can you play “brain games” and increase your cognitive abilities? Probably not, a team of Canadian researchers believes.
The brain shows differential electrical activity between musicians who can improvise and those who, well, can’t. Like me.
How can the spacing of letters in words be used to help young children who are having difficulty learning to read?
The neurons in the brain make fewer connections in dim light, but they recover quickly after bright light returns.
Our brains develop based on stimuli they receive, and some of that includes auditory stimuli, or sounds: music, language, other noises.
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.