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Life lessons from Hawking

As Stephen Hawking turns 70, six life lessons you should learn from him By Elizabeth Flock, Washington Post, January 6, 2012 Physicist, cosmologist and obsessor of black holes Stephen Hawking turns 70 Sunday, despite a diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease … Continue reading

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Israeli teens benefit from blogging

Blogging May Have Positive Psychological Effects For Teens First Posted: 1/5/12 , Huffington Post  We here at HuffPost High School knew it all along (not to brag, or anything), but now there’s the research to back it up — a … Continue reading

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Autistic children have excess brain cells

Study: Autistic Children Have More Brain Cells By Alice Park Wednesday, November 9, 2011 There’s growing evidence that the brains of autistic children are very different from the brains of other youngsters. Now a new study that found an excess … Continue reading

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IQ can change in adolescence

Brain Scans Support Findings That IQ Can Rise or Fall Significantly During Adolescence http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/      111020024329.htm IQ, the standard measure of intelligence, can increase or fall significantly during our teenage years, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust, and … Continue reading

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ADHD and ODD Review

Special Issue: Focus on ADHD ADHD & ODD: Confronting the Challenges of Disruptive Behavior By CHRISTOPHER K. PETERS, MD University of Louisville | September 9, 2009 Dr Peters is director of training in child and adolescent psychiatry and assistant professor … Continue reading

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Israeli researcher finds clue to autism

Out-of-Sync Brain May Be a Clue to Autism Study Shows Toddlers With Autism Have Abnormal Synchronization in Brain’s Communication Area By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD June 22, 2011 — A brain that is out … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month

NAA Says Autism Awareness Month Points out Need for Better Treatments, Research and Services Autism is a national health emergency, now affecting nearly 1% of America’s children NIXA, Mo., April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Autism Association (NAA) joins … Continue reading

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Hope for fetal alcohol syndrome

Vitamin A could curb fetal-alcohol effects: Israeli research By Mary Agnes Welch, Winnipeg Free Press , March 1, 2011 New research by an Israeli scientist suggests vitamin A could act almost like an antidote to the effects of alcohol on … Continue reading

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