Puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently: Snips and snails or sugar and spice?

Puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently: Snips and snails or sugar and spice?

Scientists have found that brain networks develop differently in males and females at puberty, with ...
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Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

Dating, especially during the teenage years, is th...
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Alternative to ‘revolving door’ of opioid detox and relapse

Alternative to ‘revolving door’ of opioid detox and relapse

In a first-ever randomized trial, patients at a sh...
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Possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health

Possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health

A new study suggests there may be genetic explanat...
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Warning to adults: Children notice everything: Kids have learning advantage in some situations, study finds

Warning to adults: Children notice everything: Kids have learning advantage in some situations, study finds

Adults are really good at paying attention only to...
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New pathways for sensory learning in the brain: Automated, robotic training device advances neuroscience research

New pathways for sensory learning in the brain: Automated, robotic training device advances neuroscience research

We’ve all heard the saying that individuals ...
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Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Results of a new study in the Journal of the Ameri...
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The sense of touch is formed in the brain before birth

The sense of touch is formed in the brain before birth

All the surface of the human body is represented i...
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Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

More than a quarter of children with autism spectr...
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Genome analysis shows the combined effect of many genes on cognitive traits

Genome analysis shows the combined effect of many genes on cognitive traits

Individual differences in cognitive abilities in c...
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