Posts Tagged ‘Boston Globe’

By On September 13th, 2013

Can a Video Game Keep Your Mind Sharp As You Age?

Over time people have suggested countless things to keep the brain sharp in old age. Whether it was old-time concoctions or simple reading and exercise, people will try anything you offer to prevent their mind from slipping as they get older. Now, the Boston Globe reports researchers are saying that regularly playing a video game…


By On June 18th, 2013

Caffeine Withdrawal Is a Mental Illness Now

Is it true that caffeine withdrawal is now a mental illness? According to the new DSM-5 manual of psychiatric diagnoses, it is one of a couple “Caffeine-Related Disorders.” As reported by the Boston Globe, the new version of the DSM says that our brains and bodies can become dependent on caffeine leading to symptoms of…


By On December 7th, 2012

Autism and Pollution Study Flawed

Recently, I told you about a study that linked pollution with autism. While that study has not been invalidated, there are some flaws with the way it was conducted and more research is needed before any definitive answers on environmental contributors to autism can be reached. Check out the Boston Globe’s article for the details.…

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