When children enter the first grade, their brains are primed for learning experiences, significantly more so, in fact, than adult brains. For instance, scientists have documented that musical training during grade school produces a signature set of benefits for the brain and for behavior—benefits that can last a lifetime, whether or not people continue to play music. 706 more words
St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana is undergoing a 60-day chlorine “burn” of its water supply after Naegleria fowleri was detected.
Getting lost in a suspenseful movie, like those of Alfred Hitchcock, is not your fault. Blame it on your brain instead. More specifically, blame it on the ebb and flow of brain activity in the calcarine sulcus: the first brain area to receive and process most visual information. 14 more words