Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world.
Our tendency to respond immediately to email and texts gets in the way of high-level thinking, a neuroscientist says. Want to be more productive at work? Turn off most tech, at least part of the day.
The aging brain may be more flexible than we thought, a study of older adults now suggests. After playing a racing car video game an hour a day, thrice weekly for a month, adults age 60 and over were better at multitasking than untrained 20-year-olds.