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Where Will Happens in the Brain

Source: New York Magazine

What is "cognitive control" and how does it "make us human"?

This Is Your Brain on Dyslexia

Source: Forbes

A study done by researchers from Boston University, the MGH Institute of Health Professions and MIT indicates that dyslexia is not just about reading.

Brain Area That Recognizes Faces Gets Busier And Better In Young Adults

Source: NPR

A study done at Stanford University explains why our ability to recognize faces keeps getting better until we hit a certain age.

Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering

Source: New York Times

A study done at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain found that pregnancy helps women's brains even after the child is born.

Running as the Thinking Person’s Sport

Source: New York Times

A study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience proves there are more benefits to running than just weight loss.