Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells: UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use

Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells: UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use

A research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that electronic cigarettes, of...
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Early-and-regular cannabis use by youth is associated with alteration in brain circuits that support cognitive control

Early-and-regular cannabis use by youth is associated with alteration in brain circuits that support cognitive control

The development of neural circuits in youth, at a ...
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Motherhood can deliver body image boost: Study links perfectionism and breast size dissatisfaction — but only in childless women

Motherhood can deliver body image boost: Study links perfectionism and breast size dissatisfaction — but only in childless women

New research indicates that perfectionism is relat...
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Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores

Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores

New research from King’s College London find...
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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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Early-stage detection of Alzheimer’s in the blood

Early-stage detection of Alzheimer’s in the blood

Using current techniques, Alzheimer’s diseas...
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New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

In order to understand the brain, scientists must ...
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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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Gender gap in spatial reasoning starts in elementary school, meta-analysis finds: Finding suggests that factors other than biology may be important in driving gender differences in spatial skills

Gender gap in spatial reasoning starts in elementary school, meta-analysis finds: Finding suggests that factors other than biology may be important in driving gender differences in spatial skills

It is well-established that, on average, men outpe...
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An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

Does exposure to stress early in life affect a bab...
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