How Parents Needlessly Lower Their Children’s IQ

The parental behaviour that lowers children’s IQ. Children who were spanked in childhood have lower IQs, a study finds. The more children were spanked, the lower their IQ, the research also found. The probable reason is that spanking is highly…

How To Sleep Better AND Improve Memory 26%

People in the study slept better and their memory was boosted. Special sounds during sleep can improve sleep and boost memory, new research finds. The gentle sounds were timed to coincide with natural ‘brain waves’: the waves of electrical activity…

The Unexpected Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease

This simple test can help to predict Alzheimer’s disease. Being unaware of memory loss is actually an important warning sign for developing Alzheimer’s disease, new research finds. People who were unaware of their own memory problems — known as anosognosia…

What Most People Wear When Depressed

…and what people wear when they are happy. Jeans are what women are most likely to wear when depressed, a survey finds. Most likely to accompany it is a baggy top or sweatshirt, the research also found. When happy, though,…