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When it comes to brains bigger is definitely better

When it comes to brains bigger is definitely better

Researchers advance understanding of how the brain sorts physical sensations

Researchers advance understanding of how the brain sorts physical sensations

Acting violently could be protective against the effects of community violence

Acting violently could be protective against the effects of community violence

Brain size and intelligence are related

Brain size and intelligence are related

Early exposure to inflammatory disease multiplies Alzheimer's risk

Early exposure to inflammatory disease multiplies Alzheimer's risk

Chronic insomnia medicines have not yet been rigorously evaluated for long-term use

Chronic insomnia medicines have not yet been rigorously evaluated for long-term use

Pioneering new technology helps ease dementia

Pioneering new technology helps ease dementia

Most powerful predictor for how much children eat is how much food is put on their plate

Most powerful predictor for how much children eat is how much food is put on their plate

Classic movies could bring back lost memories for dementia sufferers

Classic movies could bring back lost memories for dementia sufferers

Perceptual learning can have a cost

Perceptual learning can have a cost

DNA discovery may help explain disorders such as autism

DNA discovery may help explain disorders such as autism

Variations in genetic code affect social behavior

Variations in genetic code affect social behavior

Healthy neighborhoods for older adults subject of study

Healthy neighborhoods for older adults subject of study

Neuroscientists redefine the dyslexic brain

Neuroscientists redefine the dyslexic brain

Scientists create digital bacteria to advance biomedical research

Scientists create digital bacteria to advance biomedical research

Consumption comes with a mental health cost

Consumption comes with a mental health cost

Autism community knows there is no one-size-fits-all approach

Autism community knows there is no one-size-fits-all approach

Oxytocin - don't sniff it if you want to hang on to your money!

Oxytocin - don't sniff it if you want to hang on to your money!

Learning about each other's differences is the way to reduce prejudice

Learning about each other's differences is the way to reduce prejudice

Sniffing out a partner

Sniffing out a partner