Brain


Changing the way teens think

William West | 03 February 2012
Teenagers are at odds with the real world because they spend too much time being schooled in abstract knowledge and very little time getting involved in the everyday realities, says an American psychologist.

Cognitive function enhancing video games? Hmmm

Mariette Ulrich | 19 September 2011
Do action video games make you smarter? Some research says, yes.

Teenage brains and peer pressure

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 February 2011
“Why do otherwise good kids seem to make bad decisions when they are with their friends?” This opening question of a piece on the New York Times Well blog might have you thinking: How often would really good kids find themselves in that situation?

Pill improves memory - if only you could remember to take it

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 August 2010
The contraceptive pill could make women better gossips but no better at reading maps, if research carried out in Austria is anything to go by.
 

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