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Caffeine: Friend or Foe and What You Should Know

Today I read an article about an American company that is releasing an e-cigarette like device that allows the user to inhale caffeine. (You can read it  492 more words

No evidence that nicotine vaccines work

In these 4 studies on 2642 smokers the researchers studied a vaccine designed to bind nicotine in the blood and prevent it from reaching the brain.

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Smoking

Three Things You Didn’t Know about Your Child’s Brain

Three Things You Didn’t Know about Your Child’s Brain.

Have you ever wondered why kids learn new languages so quickly? Or whether it’s worth serenading your pregnant belly with classical music? 44 more words

Parenting

Babies' Brain Responses to Touch Reveal Body Map | Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS)

Babies’ Brain Responses to Touch Reveal Body Map | Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS).

Now scientists at the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) and Temple University are collaborating to explore the neuroscience that underlies the power of touch in infants’ lives. 25 more words

Parenting

Health benefits from free play confirmed by research

Health benefits from free play confirmed by research

Health benefits from free play confirmed by research.

“Cheap items like crates and buckets encourage children to be more active and creative than expensive play equipment, researchers have found.

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