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Making moves and memories, are they connected?

Researchers report the first direct evidence that the cerebellum does more than just control muscle activity. It also plays a role in cognitive functions.

Scorpion venom to shuttle drugs into the brain

Biologists have described the capacity of a small protein (a peptide) derived from chlorotoxin, found in scorpion venom (Giant Yellow Israeli scorpion), to carry drugs across the blood-brain barrier (BBB).

Can multitasking boost rather than hinder performance?

Newly published research suggests that whether we perceive one or several activities as multitasking can have an impact on our performance.

New evidence that social media increases loneliness

A recent study investigating Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram concludes that reduced use leads to significant decreases in depression and loneliness.

Using community choirs to boost well-being

Loneliness is a significant and growing problem. A recent study investigates the effect of belonging to a community choir on well-being in older adults.

Checking very preterm babies’ head size can help identify long-term IQ problems

Regular early head circumference assessments add valuable information when screening for long-term neurocognitive risk – according to new research.