How do toys impact that learning and language skills of your child?
In order to conserve energy, our brain may chuck a memory or two out of the reasoning window.
Adolescence is a critical time when the brain is growing, changing and continuously developing. That's why it's so important that outside factors in no way interrupt this process, including things like social stress, memory formation and/or drug use.
You should "forgive and forget," as they say. Now, new findings published in the journal Aging and Mental Health show that this is particularly true.
A team of researchers from the University of East Anglia and Scotland's University of Stirling looked to test out the creativity in some with autistic tendencies.
So much of a child's future is in the hands of various environmental factors as he or she develops. Yet some things, too, are already set in stone.
Practice doesn't always make perfect. Scientists have found that there's more to it than that, and a new study reveals what parts of the brain account for individual talent and what parts of the brain are activated through training.
New findings published in the journal Cognition show that children can actually do a bit of picking and choosing when it comes to deciding what they want to learn.
Squirrels look all cute and innocent, but make no mistake. These furry rodents from the Sciuridae family are actually pretty darn smart. And it's even more true for what some may see as an invasive species or commonplace pest--the grey squirrel. In fact, these creatures are actually capable of adapt...
Individuals with high levels of moral reasoning may have increased gray matter in areas of the brain, linked to decision making and conflict processing. The findings are published in the journal PLOS ONE.
New findings published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology demonstrate just how important sleep really is. It triggers synapses in our brains that strengthen and weaken, which prompt the forgetting, strengthening or modification of our memories, otherwise known as long-term potentiation (LTP).