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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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The brain science on prejudice

Hate and violence in the news can lead to a feeling of inevitability. But neuroscience may be able to help.

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Zen and the art of commuting
October 31 2014 at 13:26

Mindfulness might be just the thing to cut the stress of your daily travel time, writes Katherine Shaver.

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Memories are made of... what?
October 30 2014 at 14:00

Eric Niiler talks about the human brain to a scientist who is working to build a prosthetic memory device.

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You spend 10 hours a day on the phone?
October 29 2014 at 12:02

We use our smartphones a lot, and you hear people say they're addicted to them, but is it truly addiction?

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Stay calm and avoid dementia?
October 22 2014 at 12:00

Endless worrying won't just give you sleepless nights - it could also raise your risk of Alzheimer's.

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Beat blues by getting off the couch
October 20 2014 at 14:08

Exercising three times a week reduces the odds of developing depression by around 16 percent, scientists say.

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Dementia could hit in just 12 years
October 13 2014 at 11:49

Researchers find that 80 percent of patients who went on to develop the illness noticed their memory slipping years earlier.

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Cannabis: the terrible truth
October 9 2014 at 14:04

British expert's 20-year study finally demolishes claims that smoking pot is harmless.

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How to manage your stress
October 6 2014 at 13:56

Five stress-savers you can't live (happily) without. By Rachel Kelly

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Multitasking makes your brain smaller?
October 2 2014 at 14:09

People who often use several types of technology at once have less grey matter in a key part of the brain.

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The ups and downs of adult ADHD
September 30 2014 at 14:10

ADHD is a common childhood condition worldwide, yet it remains misunderstood when it comes to adults.

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