Neuroscience

Speech-disrupting brain disease reflects patients' native tongue

English and Italian speakers with dementia-related language impairment experience distinct kinds of speech and reading difficulties based on features of their native languages, according to new research by scientists at the ...

Neuroscience

Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures

People who are accustomed to listening to Western music, which is based on a system of notes organized in octaves, can usually perceive the similarity between notes that are same but played in different registers—say, high ...

Health

Pole dancing popularity on the rise

Research from The University of Western Australia has found that although there is still a stigma associated with pole dancing, the activity is quickly growing in popularity in Australia with many women finding great benefits ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Want to become a better person? Travelling more might be the answer

Travelling offers new experiences and can open people's minds. It allows you to get out of your daily groove –- of work, commuting, housework and cooking – to think about the things that really matter and enjoy some quality ...

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