Support them but make sure to respect their autonomy; encourage them to exercise, sleep and connect with friends. These are some ways to help your Year 12 child during the pre-exam period.
Dementia and depression are two diagnoses that rob older adults of health and happiness. Despite their obvious differences, it is becoming ever more apparent that the two conditions are connected.
Journalists use real people's stories to 'humanize' the news. But these tales – whether harrowing or heartwarming – can be misleading about the pandemic's greatest threats.
Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.
Rats, too, struggle to learn how to do new things in new places — but it does get easier over time.
Many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell to delirium to a higher risk of stroke. Down the road, will COVID-19 survivors face a wave of cognitive issues?
When home and work life look the same, events tend to blur into a single unmemorable blob. And that's when we start to forget things.
Though a recent study's results were promising, there is still much that researchers don't know.
Current research suggest it can be both helpful and harmful to memory – here's why.
Our research shows that engaging in one of these social activities regularly may have some effect on preventing chronic conditions.
Students say they have a hard time studying and cognitive science proves they're not trying to dodge work: there's a link between negative emotions and difficulties in concentrating.
A food historian explains how the popular boxed dinner played an important role in kitchen science, wars and women's liberation.
If you want to boost your energy and mood and feel more alert, get moving instead of getting coffee.
Research shows napping helps young children learn, as well as enhancing their emotional well-being.
A global pandemic might be at the forefront of everyone's minds. But we can't assume that future threats will get the attention they deserve from people living in an information-saturated world.
During these stressful times, if you find yourself reaching into the pantry of your past, you're probably not alone.
Whether we miss them, feel guilty about not having appreciated them more or struggle to forgive them, remembering our parents can hurt. Here's how to move on.
Even though the brain controls virtually everything we do, we often know very little about it.
A new study raises hopes of better treatment for amnesia, Alzheimer's and other conditions affecting memory.
There are two types of knowledge – we've evolved to acquire the first naturally; we need schools for the second. Cognitive load theory explains how to teach knowledge we don't automatically get.