Neuroscience

Skin colour and neurodevelopment are not linked

The latest findings from the international INTERGROWTH-21st Project, that has monitored healthy, urban children from educated families across four continents from early pregnancy to 2 years of age, show that human neurodevelopment ...

Other

Expert debunks the 'curse of the rainbow jersey'

The cycling World champion is significantly less successful during the year when he wears the rainbow jersey than in the previous year, but this is not due to a curse, as many believe, according to a study in the Christmas ...

Neuroscience

Cocaine and the teen brain: Study offers insights into addiction

When first exposed to cocaine, the adolescent brain launches a strong defensive reaction designed to minimize the drug's effects, Yale and other scientists have found. Now two new studies by a Yale team identify key genes ...

Neuroscience

Change blindness animation captures top illusion prize

(PhysOrg.com) -- After discovering by accident through a quirk in his laptop that random dots arranged in a circle and constantly changing color, appeared to stop changing color if they began to move, Jordan Suchow a grad ...

Health

Teenage stress has implications for adult health

Most of us remember our teenage years with a mix of fondness and relief. Fondness for the good memories, and relief that all that teenage stress, angst and drama — first love, gossip, SATs, fights with parents — is behind ...

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