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Social media ‘likes’ affect teenager brains

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Social media ‘likes

A new study has found that social media ‘likes’ have a powerful effect on teenager brain. Receiving a large number of likes on a post activates the same brain circuit as seen in consuming chocolate or winning money. Lead author… Read More

Keeping busy boosts brain health

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Keeping busy boosts brain health

Although many of us complain about our busy schedules, keeping our agendas booked up could be offering us many brain health benefits. A study uncovered that older adults with busier schedules perform better on memory tests, information processing, and reasoning.… Read More

Sleep difficulties prevalent in brain injury patients

By: Devon Andre | Sunday, May 01, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Sleep difficulties prevalent in brain injury patients

Individuals living with a brain injury experience difficulties when it comes to sleeping. Many of these patients may not even be aware that they have sleep problems. The study revealed these patients may experience daytime sleepiness for up to 18… Read More

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