A new study found that children who get limited access to television, smartphones/tablets, and computers every day perform better in cognitive tests. Health officials said that children's screentime should only be limited to two hours a day.
Public Health September 28, 2018
Humans are thought to be the only one being capable of understanding the mental states and perspective of others. New research, however, showed great apes also have understanding of what others think.
Animals October 6, 2016
Higher fluctuations in blood pressure may increase the risk of brain function decline, a new study has found. Higher variability in BP readings may signify inconsistent blood flow, which may lead to cognitive problems and other health conditions.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2016
New research discovered that high usage of video games translated to higher odds of better intellectual functioning and overall competence in school among children. It also found that gaming may help improve kids' cognition and social skills.
Life March 11, 2016
Ravens are symbols for trickery and wisdom for a reason. A new study revealed that these birds actually spy on each other and can sense when other birds are snooping on them.
Earth/Environment February 3, 2016
A new study found that passive smoking may cause children to suffer from obesity and poor cognition. However, the researchers were not able to find a relationship between passive smoking and diabetes in the young participants.
Life February 1, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed data from a national survey to determine the prevalence of individuals with disabilities and any form of disability. The researchers found that one in five Americans have some form of disability.
Life July 31, 2015
Scientists conducted a small experiment and found that certain compounds in the saliva may detect Alzheimer’s. Experts have differing opinions about the reliability of the study; however, a lot have noted how promising this could be, being still at its preliminary stage of research.
Life July 20, 2015
Evolution remains a heated topic of debate, and which side you take depends on the kind of cognitive style you have as well as other influencing factors.
July 4, 2015
A study showed results of cognitive test scores and found that Alzheimer’s disease can start to exist even as early as decades before a patient is diagnosed with it.
Life June 29, 2015
A new study shows that coral trout can effectively size up potential collaborators such as eel, with as much skill as chimpanzees.
Earth/Environment September 8, 2014
Some kids have it all: brains and brawn. A recent study shows that kids who are physically active have more compact white matter.
Life August 19, 2014
Scientists have found a new development in Alzheimer’s treatment. A patient without apoE, a gene that is known to become a risk factor for Alzheimer’s if mutated, has shown that the brain can function normally even without apoE.
Life August 12, 2014
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