Online v. print reading: which one makes us smarter?

“It’s no mystery that publications have been taking a beating as more and more people read their news on the Net. But there’s a catch. The online info may be instant and abundant — and in many cases free — but it may come at a cost, says a new study published in the Journal […]

Ginkgo biloba not useful in preventing dementia

“NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Although often billed as a memory and cognition enhancing product, the medicinal herb Ginkgo biloba does not stave off cognitive decline or help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week. [More] “Ginkgo biloba not useful in preventing dementia”, […]

Life’s Little Mysteries – Why Are ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ a Baby’s First Words?

A baby’s first words are often “mama” and “dada,” much to the delight of parents. Now scientists think they know why. LiveScience.com: Life’s Little Mysteries – Why Are ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ a Baby’s First Words?