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The Lasting Impacts of Poverty on the Brain

Research finds that poor children are more likely to end up with impaired brain function as adults.

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How Poverty Taxes the Brain

Scientists have discovered that being poor actually impairs our cognitive abilities.

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Are These America's Brainiest Cities?

Why some places might have better cognitive skills than others.

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What We Can Learn From the Brain Waves of Pedestrians

Enter the brave new world of mobile EEG.

Grid of the Day: The Brain

Our minds are laid out like Manhattan's streets.

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Learning to Drive a Taxi in London Changes Your Brain

According to a new study, drivers who master London's complicated street layouts actually grow their grey matter