Tag: BRAINS

The scary, lasting effects of too much screen time on children

How much damage does “screen time” do to the minds of young children?

A research project in Canada that followed nearly 2,000 young people from infancy into their teens gives new cause for concern.

Children who spent the most time glued to a screen when they were very young proved most at risk of developing emotional, psychological and physical health problems by the time they became teenagers, researchers at Université de Montréal in Canada have reported in the scientific journal Pediatric Research….more: Marketwatch

Doubting death: how our brains shield us from mortal truth

Warning: this story is about death. You might want to click away now.That’s because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorising death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people.
“The brain does not accept that death is related to us,” said Yair Dor-Ziderman, ”…more: theguardian

SIDE SLEEPING MAY CLEAN UP ‘MESS’ IN BRAINS!

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