A longitudinal study find different growth rates in white matter, the brain's connective tissue, between good and poor readers.
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October 08, 2012
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Too much mercury, which tuna may contain large amounts of, can lead to the impairment of cognitive thinking, memory, attention, language, and fine motor and visual spatial skills in children, whose brains are still developing.
August 15, 2012
Social networking and new technologies have helped revive a 50-year-old national education study.
July 27, 2012
A new study finds frequent texting can impair middle schoolers' grammar skills.
July 25, 2012
One of the National Science Foundation's first new INSPIRE awards will look for ways to measure how creativity develops in groups.
July 11, 2012
The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded $1.5 million to study a North Carolina health curriculum based on neuroscience and cognitive science.
June 27, 2012
Social learning research could highlight much more nuanced ways to help adolescents learn, cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore argued at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland this afternoon.
June 27, 2012
A new University of California, Los Angeles study finds that teaching autistic preschoolers to share attention during play can improve their language skills five years later.
June 18, 2012
Futurist Juan Enriquez's theory on continuing human evolution has sparked debate over the causes and potential of autism, attention and perception disorders.
April 23, 2012
A new atom-based sensor could improve brain imaging studies of children.