Psychology & Psychiatry

Sibling rivalry: When the fighting crosses the line

Sibling rivalry. Every parent and every sibling understands what this means. Siblings fight. A lot. And sometimes those fights escalate to involve physical, verbal, and psychological aggression. Aggression between siblings ...

Neuroscience

Single neuron consciousness in the binocular brain

In contrast to unpaired organs like the heart, liver or appendix, the brain is recognizable as a roughly symmetrical organ. Consciousness is a seemingly unpaired phenomenon created by this paired organ. One way to explore ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Getting to the root of sibling rivalry

(HealthDay)—Fights among your children can start for a variety of reasons, and sibling rivalry can take root even before your second child is born, according to experts at KidsHealth from the Nemours Foundation.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cooling down sibling rivalries when they heat up

(HealthDay)—Sibling rivalry—the jealousy and competition between your children—can start even before baby number two is born, according to experts at the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital of Michigan Medicine.

Neuroscience

Physical activity may leave the brain more open to change

Learning, memory, and brain repair depend on the ability of our neurons to change with experience. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 7 have evidence from a small study in people ...

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