1. Improve verbal IQ and reduce seizures Practising the piano won't just improve your musical abilities, it can also improve your visual and verbal skills. A study of 8 to 11-year-olds found that, those who had extra-curricular music classes, develop...
A California team has discovered the region of the brain that controls how anxious we are - and found it wasn't where they had thought.
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Case Western University has solved more problems regarding getting prosthetic arms to work than perhaps any other institution. A new project aims to use its accumulated suite of technologies to restore function to real arms that have been disconnecte...
Scientists at Dundee University have discovered that anti-diabetes drugs can be used to fight Alzheimer's disease, after a researcher had a flash of inspiration during her commute.
Before your next karaoke-singing contest, you might want to visit a pharmacist: Researchers have found that a drug known as valproate, or valproic acid, can help people learn how to produce perfect pitch.
Shakespeare uses a linguistic technique known as functional shift that involves, for example using a noun to serve as a verb. Researchers found that this technique allows the brain to understand what a word means before it understands the function o...
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Marc Smith looks at the main causes of stress in school and what teachers and heads can do to reduce it
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A Dutch dementia facility where carers act as shopkeepers to keep an eye on residents attracts global interest.
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The new book of mental disorders, the DSM-V, includes caffeine withdrawal as a syndrome. Many people believe this to be wrong, but this author argues the contrary.