Child-Brain-Development

Action and Reaction: The Effects of Abuse on a Child’s Brain

Brandon Keim of Wired Science brings to our attention the long term effects that childhood abuse has on the brain, both as a child, and later as an adult.  What are essentially neurological survival techniques in the brain of a child, become hindering behavioural and emotional problems in adulthood. Using fMRI…

SPONGEBOB!!!!

SpongeBob in trouble after mental function test.

Man, oh man. When I saw the headline from this Wired article (SpongeBob Found to Impair Preschoolers’ Thinking — Should You Be Worried?), I almost cried with joy. At last, I thought, I can voice my deep dislike of the square yellow sponge  by jumping on someone else’s bandwagon. However,…