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Changing the way teens think
William West | Feb 3 2012 | comment  
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 | Sep 19 2011 | comment  
Do action video games make you smarter? Some research says, yes.

Teenage brains and peer pressure
Carolyn Moynihan | Feb 7 2011 | comment  
“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 | Aug 20 2010 | comment  
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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