Neuroscience in the News

Ensuring good oral hygiene could help to prevent stroke.
  • 29 May 2019
  • Medical News Today
Music specially composed for preterm babies helps strengthen the development of neural networks.
  • 28 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Direct-to-consumer brain wearables are touted as ways to curb stress, sleep better, boost creativity, or address medical conditions. But experts are urging device makers to be more careful about those claims.
  • 28 May 2019
  • STAT
Becoming a teenager means going through a variety of physical and behavioral changes in the context of heightened emotionality.
  • 28 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Leonardo da Vinci produced some of the world’s most iconic art, but historical accounts show that he struggled to complete his works.
  • 24 May 2019
  • Neuroscience News
Knowing a second language didn’t come with better attention control, a study of U.S. kids finds.
  • 24 May 2019
  • Science News
When Sterling Witt was a teenager in Missouri, he was diagnosed with scoliosis.
  • 23 May 2019
  • NPR
A teenager’s brain does not magically mature into its reasoned, adult form the night before his or her 18th birthday.
  • 23 May 2019
  • Science News
New research identifies changes in the neurochemistry and anatomy of the brain that occur decades before people experience any symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
  • 22 May 2019
  • Medical News Today
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood.
  • 22 May 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Researchers have scanned the brains of 115 participants and found that inflammation can lead to a loss of pleasure — called anhedonia — in women but not in men.
  • 21 May 2019
  • Medical News Today
Rhythmic waves of brain activity cause people to see or not see complex images that flash before our eyes.
  • 21 May 2019
  • Medical Xpress

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