Young children may find it harder to control their attention if they use touchscreens regularly.
Feb. 1, 2021 • ~7 min
Researchers have found that specific communication between brain regions is an accurate way to see if a child has ADHD, which is usually tricky to diagnose.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~7 min
Researchers have a way to show whether our minds are focused, fixated, or wandering. They've found that a wandering mind might actually be helpful, too.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~7 min
"...science now has tools that allow us to explain why an individual, from moment to moment, might fail to remember something stored in their memory."
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
Lots of interruptions at work can raise the level of stress hormones our bodies produce, researchers report. But not all interupptions are the same.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Patterns of doctor and ER visits during a baby's first year may indicate a future diagnosis of autism and/or ADHD, say researchers.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
Our ability to focus on one voice in a noisy room is an example of auditory attention. New research finds commonalities in birds.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
"This shows how the brain is specialized not to perceive others' eyes, but rather to perceive the mind behind the eyes."
Aug. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Reactions to alerts from collision avoidance systems, which are rarely tested in open road scenarios, fall into four categories, researchers say.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~5 min
New findings link daydreaming at work and creativity, though only for those who identify with their profession.
July 17, 2020 • ~7 min