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How band class alters the teenage brain

Music training, introduced as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain’s responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, suggests a new Northwestern University study. The […]


Autism’s Early Neuronal “Neighborhood”

In early childhood, the neurons inside children’s developing brains form connections between various regions of brain “real estate.” As described in a paper published last week in the journal Biological […]

No evidence that low-frequency magnetic fields accelerate development of Alzheimer's, ALS

No evidence power lines accelerate Alzheimer’s, ALS

Low-frequency alternating magnetic fields such as those generated by overhead power lines are considered a potential health risk because epidemiological studies indicate that they may aggravate, among other things, neurodegenerative […]