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The 8 Biggest Brain Breakthroughs of 2018

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With advances in technology and medicine, our understanding of the brain—and how to study it, improve it, and even fix it—is expanding. Here are 8 of the biggest brain-related breakthroughs we witnessed in 2018. New Alzheimer’s Drug May Slow Decline A company called Eisai and its U.S. partner Biogen presented

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Two parts to smart: Is your teen college-ready?

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Here’s some unsettling information: Just because your teen can remember math formulas or the timeline of World War II doesn’t mean they’re ready for college. In fact, brain experts will tell you that there are actually two parts to smart – knowledge and IQ – and you need both of

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7 Myths About the Brain that Might Surprise You

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MYTH: You’re either left-brained or right-brained. This long-standing myth has been debunked. There is no evidence that people preferentially use one side of their brain more.2. MYTH: Cognitive decline is not impacted by choices or circumstances. We now understand that there are lots of things you can do that appear

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The 2017 Smart Mom’s Toy Box

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10 Classic Games from YOUR Childhood that Boost Brain Skills             If you’re like most of us, you feel torn between letting your child spend time on their technology and getting some free time of your own to get something done (even if that something is a nap). But what

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25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year

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Back to School, Back to Homework 25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year   Transitioning from a summer of sleeping in, playing all day and staying up late, to a strict school regime with homework and tests is tough for anyone. Factor in things like ADHD, multiple extracurricular

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