Neuroscience

Gadgets not related to teenagers' brain pain

Use of most electronic media is not associated with headaches, at least not in adolescents. A study of 1025 13-17 year olds, published in the open access journal BMC Neurology, found no association between the use of computer ...

Autism spectrum disorders

University of Utah, Google seek answers for autism

These days, we hear a lot about the disorder of autism, but researchers at the University of Utah have created a program that helps kids with autism focus on building their skills and utilizing an aptitude for visual-spatial ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Multitaskers may be falling behind

As writer and editor of a biology journal, it's not unusual for Liza Gross to perform several tasks at once. "I'm thinking about articles that are right in front of me while planning upcoming (story) topics," says Gross, ...

Medical research

How Twitter can help predict emergency room visits

Twitter users who post information about their personal health online might be considered by some to be "over-sharers," but new research led by the University of Arizona suggests that health-related tweets may have the potential ...

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