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February 7, 2014
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Brain Scans Show We Take Risks Because We Can’t Stop Ourselves

AUSTIN, Texas — A new study correlating brain activity with how people make decisions suggests that when individuals engage in risky behavior, such as drunk driving or unsafe sex, it’s probably not because their brains’ desire systems are too active, but … Continue reading

November 9, 2013
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Question: Do your legs know what your tongue is doing?

UCLA researchers build a multisensory virtual world To survive, animals must explore their world to find the necessities of life. It’s a complex task, requiring them to form them a mental map of their environment to navigate the safest and … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance for Kids with ADHD

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The study, published in the current issue of … Continue reading

July 7, 2012
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Skin Patch Improves Attention Span in Stroke Patients

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology have found that giving the drug rotigotine as a skin patch can improve inattention in some stroke patients. Hemi-spatial neglect, a severe and common form of inattention that can be caused by brain … Continue reading

March 19, 2012
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Cell Phone Use in Pregnancy May Cause Behavioral Disorders in Offspring

Exposure to radiation from cell phones during pregnancy affects the brain development of offspring, potentially leading to hyperactivity, Yale School of Medicine researchers have determined. The results, based on studies in mice, are published in the March 15 issue of … Continue reading