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Adults Can Have ADHD, Too

Newly recognized, adult ADHD threatens the success and well-being of 4 percent of adults. A combination of treatments can help the afflicted lead a more productive life

February 7, 2014 — Tim Bilkey, Craig Surman and Karen Weintraub

How Football Destroys the Brain

The rise of chronic traumatic encephalopathy among some athletes suggests that repeated blows to the head may trigger the brain's unraveling

January 31, 2014 — Jacqueline C. Tanaka and Gregg B. Wells

New Therapies Take Early Aim at Autism

By spotting signs of this developmental disorder in young toddlers, parents and therapists may be able to target a child's deficits before they become debilitating

January 10, 2014 — Luciana Gravotta

Highlights from Neuroscience 2013

The massive annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience brought together tens of thousands of researchers exploring the workings of mind and brain

December 25, 2013 — John Matson

Scientific American's Top 10 Science Stories of 2013

A carbon threshold breached, commitments to brain science made, mystery neutrinos found and human evolution revised—these and other events highlight the year in science and technology as picked by the editors of Scientific American...

December 19, 2013 — THE EDITORS

Autism Symptoms Seen in Babies

Infants that would later be diagnosed with the disorder began to avoid eye contact at two months of age

November 6, 2013 — Ewen Callaway and Nature magazine

Your Liver May Be "Eating" Your Brain

New research shows the liver and hippocampus (the memory center in the brain) share a craving for the same protein, and the liver wins out when there's extra belly fat involved

October 16, 2013 — Christopher Wanjek and LiveScience
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