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Nov 13, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
People who speak two languages may have brains that are more efficient at language processing and other tasks, new research suggests.
Nov 13, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Dyslexia is by far the most common learning disability. But help may be on the way, in the form of an entirely new typeface dreamed up by a Dutch designer who suffers from the disease himself.
Nov 3, 2014 12:02 PM ET
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.
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jun 16, 2014 01:05 PM ET
We've always suspected that people who pick up languages easily are smarter than the rest of us, but does this hold up to scientific scrutiny?
May 29, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Ariel Bleicher, IEEE Spectrum
Wearable computers could provide the muscle memory to learn guitar chords or dance steps.
Dec 16, 2013 04:54 AM ET
There's this popular notion that learning to play music will help a person to somehow become smarter and foster their overall creativity. But new research suggests that's all baloney. Anthony explains.