Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicBrain development

Topic: Brain development

Wondering why your child suddenly rebelled at 13? Stanford study on teenage brain has answer

Conducted using functional MRI or fMRI, Stanford study was published in 'The Journal of Neuroscience' last week. It studied how a child's brain reacts to their mother's voice.

How long will people live in the future? Studies say you could live up to the age of 150

Researchers suggest that cellular decay behind ageing could be defeated to a point where people will no longer suffer from age-related health problems.

Orca to elephants — Keeping large mammals in zoos is extremely damaging to their brains

Kiska, a young female orca captured in 1978, lives alone in a Canada aquarium. She swims in slow, endless circles and has gnawed her teeth to pulp.

Our brain has a feature that makes us less tolerant and open

The autocomplete function of human brains oversimplifies individuals and the positions they take, and makes collaborations more difficult.

It’s time to change the way we tell the story of humans. Count your neurons, not just blessings

Being born with lots of neurons gives us the potential for a long and slow life. Neurons are the Lego pieces that build brains and process information.

Parenting is not just about attachment and techniques differ around the world

Japanese children, for example, are often allowed to ride the subway alone from age seven. This would be unthinkable for parents in other countries.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.