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Please Sign: Get the Lead - and Other Brain-Drainers - Out of Our Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain-drainers, neurotoxins, poisons in schools, Developing brains, lead, fluoride, pesticides, lower IQs, children health, learning, mercury, PCBs, Dr. Grandjean )

- 1917 days ago -
Brain poisons children are exposed to today could be harming society for generations to come. But of all the places these brain-drainers don't belong, our schools are full of them. Fluoride and pesticides are now added to the list of the usual suspects.
The 50 All-Time Best Books for Doctors
Health & Wellness  (tags: Books, Docters, reading, learning, studying )

- 2915 days ago -
Anyone wishing to enter the profession must overindulge in a glut of reading and studying. Not surprisingly, many books on the medical sciences haven risen to prominence in both classrooms and offices alike. Whether textbooks, references, diagnostic .....
10 Websites That Will Banish Your Boredom
Health & Wellness  (tags: Boredom, Websites, Time Pass, Relaxation, Learning )

- 3189 days ago -
Most of the sites listed below will have you rolling on the floor laughing, making your day less monotonous. Check out the 10 websites that will banish your boredom and try to contain yourself.
15 Fascinating Facts About Your Dreams
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dreaming, Sleep Schedule, Human Brain, Learning )

- 3308 days ago -
Even if you have a normal sleep schedule, the way the human brain dreams is pretty fantastic. Here are 15 fascinating facts about your dreams that you may be surprised to learn.
Learning Keeps Brain Healthy: Mental Activity Could Stave Off Age-Related Cognitive and Memory Decline
Health & Wellness  (tags: Science, learning, mental, activity )

- 3369 days ago -
UC Irvine neurobiologists are providing the first visual evidence that learning promotes brain health -- and, therefore, that mental stimulation could limit the debilitating effects of aging on memory and the mind.
10 Things You Should Know About Your Aging Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain, Fitness, Aging, Learning, Memory )

- 3399 days ago -
Researchers have discovered astounding facts about the aging brain, putting an end to any misconceptions about the inability for older individuals to learn, adapt, and grow. Read on to discover ten things you may not have known about your aging brain.
Michelle Obamas Call to Action Has the Library Weighing in on Childhood Obesity
Health & Wellness  (tags: interesting, obesity, children, learning, exercise, research, nutrition, study )

Sally Ann
- 3403 days ago -
While obesity is a major health problem it also impacts learning as well. Cognitive scientists, such as Prof. Robert Sylwester, tell us that movement and exercise are vital not only for health but for learning too.
Autistic People Better at Problem Solving Than Non-Autistics: Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, adults, learning, research, education, autism )

- 3620 days ago -
New research suggests that autistic people are 40 per cent faster at problem solving than non-autistics. Researchers from Universite de Montreal and Harvard University said the results will offer more effective ways to teach people with autism.
Teddy Bears Treated at Albany Med
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hospitals, wellness, children, learning, research, study )

- 3660 days ago -
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Medical Center transformed into a hospital for teddy bears Sunday, for its 13th annual "Teddy Bear Hospital Day".Albany Medical College students hosted, giving kids the chance to see the Life-Net helicopter and learn about general--
Children of Older Fathers Do Less Well in IQ Tests
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, men, women, intelligence, IQ, research, interesting, health, children, risks, study, think, reason, concentration, learning, memory, speaking, reading, skills society )

- 3729 days ago -
Children of older fathers appear to perform less well in intelligence tests during infancy and childhood, while children with older mothers tended to gain higher scores in the same tests designed to measure the ability to think and reason.
BrainSync - Theta Wave W/ Fractals - Relaxation   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Deep, Learning, Strengthen, Memory, Hemi, Sync, Theta, Wave, brainwave, Fractals, binaural, beat, Brain )

- 3966 days ago -
The easiest way of applying stimulus to the brain is via ears and eyes. Since humans cannot hear sounds low enough to be useful for brain stimulation, special techniques must be used. One such special technique used is called binaural beats.
Good Night's Sleep Key to Strong Memories
Health & Wellness  (tags: scientists, sleep, memory, brain, melatonin, learning, study, research )

- 4207 days ago -
Scientists are finding new evidence that a good night's rest plays a crucial role in cementing memories formed during the day.
Can We Get Smarter?
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain, smart, intelligence, well-being, learning )

- 4213 days ago -
Informative article on how to increase your smarts: the factors that play into brain-power, how you can enhance them, and what can and can't be done to increase memory, intelligence and perception.
Three Genes Behind Human Cognition and Learning Identified
Health & Wellness  (tags: genes, genetics, human, learning, cognition, brain, functioning, dopamine )

- 4252 days ago -
Learning behaviors are linked to three separate genes, DARPP-32, DRD2, and COMT, associated with brain dopamine functioning. Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that is often associated with pleasure, learning and other behaviors.

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