brain


The dad brain: the more he cares, the more it changes

Duncan Fisher | 06 August 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: brain, fatherhood, parenting


Why you’ll never be able to upload your brain to the cloud

Nicolas P. Rougier | 13 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: brain, brain upload, neuroscience, transhumanism
The complexity of the brain is unbelievably immense.


‘He’s no burden, he’s our baby boy’

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: anencephaly, birth defects, brain
A little boy born without most of his brain defies the odds.


Can smartphones make children borderline autistic? What about teens?

Denyse O'Leary | 3 May 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: autism, brain, children, smartphone, teens


Study shows complementarity of men and women’s brains

Shannon Roberts | 09 December 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: brain, men, science, women


Changing the way teens think

William West | 03 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescence, brain, work
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 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: brain, research, video games
Do action video games make you smarter? Some research says, yes.


Teenage brains and peer pressure

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 February 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescence, brain, peer pressure
“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 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: brain, contraception, women
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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