With a plethora of brain games on the market, promising all manner of cognitive improvements, a group of scientists has signed a letter expressing its doubts. The scientists argue the brain isn't improving in the way game makers suggest it will.
With today's graduates facing a cratered job market, and student debt now in excess of $1 Trillion, what are the consequences for people who default on their student loans?
You know the stereotype; people wearing glasses just HAVE to be smart, right? Tara Long examines what connections might exist between intelligence and corrective eyewear.
Is all of the texting we do burying the language as we know it? If ur all idk, prob could b! Ross Everett pops in to DNews to tell grammar nerds far and wide if all hope is lost.
Would kids do better in school if they did not have to wake up at the crack of dawn Monday through Friday? Tara examines the impact of a sleepy head on academic performance.
A handshake can tell a lot about a person.
About 200,000 high school students bring weapons to school. Schools should consider focusing interventions on victims as well as bullies, say researchers. Continue reading →
It seems like everyone knows someone who is incredibly smart, but also smokes a lot of pot! Is there a link between someone's intelligence and their likelihood to smoke marijuana? Trace was curious and did some digging of his own to find out.
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