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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?

Many of us have perpetual scatterbrain – but maybe this is something approaching an actual pathology.

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Memory loss is faster in men – study

Although declining brain power is common to everyone, it affects men much earlier in life, scientists claim.

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'Stressed' woman drink-driving more

Women are making up a greater proportion of drink drivers because of the stress in their lives, says UK road safety expert.

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Second language ‘keeps brain sharp’
November 18 2014 at 11:44

Forget brain training games or playing Sudoku, the best way to keep your brain sharp is to learn a new language.

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Why do we cry tears of joy?
November 14 2014 at 13:03

A Yale psychologist who set out to explore the phrase 'tears of joy', says they help keep emotions under control.

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Living to tell the tale
November 14 2014 at 11:18

Daryl Brown lives with the consequences of a failed suicide attempt. He told Lindsay Ord how his life has changed...

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Anaesthesia may affect long-term memory
November 13 2014 at 11:48

A general anaesthetic before major surgery can cause long-term memory loss, claim researchers.

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Healthy living can delay dementia - study
November 12 2014 at 11:37

Living a healthy lifestyle could delay dementia by up to 12 years, according to a landmark UK study.

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How a sense of purpose could prolong life
November 7 2014 at 13:26

The key to longevity could be more in mind than body, scientists have revealed.

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Dementia ‘leading cause of death in women’
November 7 2014 at 11:23

Figures show that three times as many deaths are caused by dementia as breast cancer, while it's the third biggest killer of men.

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Shift work can harm your brain - study
November 6 2014 at 06:33

People who work shifts for 10 years or more may suffer loss of memory and brain power, a study suggests.

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How do they do it? Don’t ask!
November 5 2014 at 14:02

Emily Yahr looks at three celeb memoirs and finds out how Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling deal with stress.

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Paracetamol to make a decision?
November 5 2014 at 11:36

Taking pills designed to suppress physical pain could help cut psychological pain, researchers say.

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