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May 26, 2015 02:07 PM ET
Germany has made sex education part of the school curriculum. Many parents support the plan, but others worry teaching children about sex at such a young age will have harmful effects.
Apr 14, 2015 10:30 AM ET
Learning new things can be tough, even for the sharpest knives in any drawer. It might be that thinking too much about what you're trying to learn gets in the way of actually learning it.
Mar 24, 2015 07:31 AM ET
Speed readers look pretty cool -- zipping along at warp speed, turning pages and swiping screens before most of us have even read a couple of paragraphs. Are these speed demons in need of a traffic stop and a ticket for poor comprehension?
Mar 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Brain scans reveal how our neurons respond to words we've been trained to recognize -- as whole entities. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2015 12:45 PM ET
Your cell phone might have all the answers to your questions within a screen swipe or two, but they aren't doing your brain any favors. Depending, that is, on what type of thinker you are.
Feb 11, 2015 12:20 PM ET
Online comments sections, depending on the topic, can sometimes get a bit ... rambunctious, to be polite! The trouble is, it seems people assign a great deal of credibility to them -- even more so than to the material they just read.
Nov 24, 2014 12:05 PM ET
If you're already intelligent, but you decide you need to take a "smart drug" like Modafinil anyway, you might be in for a surprise, as new research suggests it could make you stupider. Tara explains.
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.
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