A window into adolescence

Researchers study biological roots for adolescent risk-taking

Children’s mental health is effected by sleep duration

Important associations identified between sleep duration in children, brain structure, and cognitive and mental health measures.

Brain networks come ‘online’ during adolescence to prepare teenagers for adult life

How different regions of the brain ‘talk’ to each other – changes in two main ways during adolescence.

Research shows puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently

Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

Findings could lead to tests that identify the disorder before kids fall far behind their peers, says UB psychologist

Brain training app improves users’ concentration, study shows

A new ‘brain training’ game designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge improves users’.

Adult-child conversations strengthen language regions of developing brain

Study suggests talking with children from early age could promote language skills regardless of socioeconomic status

How the brain decides between knowledge and ignorance

We have a ‘thirst for knowledge’ but sometime ‘ignorance is bliss’, so how do we.

Birth of new neurons in the human hippocampus ends in childhood

One of the liveliest debates in neuroscience over the past half-century surrounds whether the human.

Brains of children with a better physical fitness possess a greater volume of grey matter

Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) have proven, for the first time in history,.