Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Low IQ in Offspring...

Sep 20, 2019 by

With an estimated 66% of Americans receiving fluoridated water through their taps, tooth decay has been a declining problem. But new research from York University in Toronto has found that maternal exposure to fluoride during pregnancy may be linked...

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ADHD and IQ

Aug 20, 2019 by

There are misconceptions about ADHD being linked to IQ. Some people think kids with ADHD have a higher IQ that kids without it, while others think the opposite is true. The truth is that there’s no link between ADHD...

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New ‘child-friendly’ test for autism

Aug 14, 2019 by

For young children with autism, questionnaires and psychologist evaluations can be stressful. But new research has found an easier, stress-free tests for children with autism that involves tracking their gaze....

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How Language-Learning Boosts the Brain

Feb 28, 2019 by

New research out of Switzerland has shown that students who seriously committed to learning a new language had growth in several areas of the brain. The hippocampus, which is associated with learning and spatial navigation, and the outmost layer...

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Researchers find clues into early development of ASD

Feb 16, 2019 by

Researchers at the Salk Institute compared stem cells created from people with and without autism spectrum disorder. They found measurable differences in both the patterns and the speed of development in the cells derived from those with autism spectrum...

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Left-cradling bias linked to better social cognitive abilities in children...

Aug 14, 2018 by

A new study from City, University of London found that children who cradle dolls on the left tend to show higher social cognitive abilities than those who do not....

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New algorithm uses brain scan to tell how smart you are

Aug 5, 2018 by

Scientists at Caltech have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can predict a person’s IQ with incredible accuracy based on their brain activity patterns....

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