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Mind-Body Connection is Built into Brain

Mind-Body Connection is Built into Brain

The mind-body connection is designed to help us learn and remember, and to use what we know as tools for new learning and problem-solving.

How to Outsmart Dopamine and Limit Your Kids' Screen Time

How to Outsmart Dopamine and Limit Your Kids' Screen Time

A better understanding of what's going on in kids' brains while they're streaming and scrolling offers powerful insights into how parents can better manage and limit these activities.

How The Brain’s Internal Compass Works

How The Brain’s Internal Compass Works

New study reveals how the brain makes sense of changing environmental cues.

No Magic Number for Time It Takes to Form Habits

No Magic Number for Time It Takes to Form Habits

"You may have heard that it takes about 21 days to form a habit, but that estimate was not based on any science."

How The Instinct to Explore Helps The Brain Learn

How The Instinct to Explore Helps The Brain Learn

How an instinct to explore helps animals learn to map their environment.

Brain Activity Decoder Can Reveal Stories in People’s Minds

Brain Activity Decoder Can Reveal Stories in People’s Minds

A new artificial intelligence system can translate a person’s brain activity — while listening to a story or silently imagining telling a story — into a continuous stream of text. 

In Sync Brainwaves Predict Learning

In Sync Brainwaves Predict Learning

The connection among students and to their instructor is telling about the learning process, according to researchers.

Why Some Children May Be Slower to Learn Words

Why Some Children May Be Slower to Learn Words

New research could help identify children at risk for language delay at an earlier stage so that they can get better support.

What Happens When We Read? Decoding the Brain's Dual Networks

What Happens When We Read? Decoding the Brain's Dual Networks

New research reveals how two adjacent brain networks collaborate to make sense of what we read.  

New Insights on Brain Development Through Adolescence

New Insights on Brain Development Through Adolescence

Brain regions that support cognitive, social and emotional functions remain malleable well into adolescence, longer than other brain regions.

When Learning, Remembering and Recalling Don't Sync

When Learning, Remembering and Recalling Don't Sync

What happens in the brain when your mind goes blank? New research identifies critical processes that determine whether we remember or forget.

 

Visual Navigation for Crawling and Walking Use Different Brain Regions (And Why That Matters)

Visual Navigation for Crawling and Walking Use Different Brain Regions (And Why That Matters)

New research findings may help explain developmental milestones as children learn to interact with and navigate their near environments.