Prenatal Inflammation May Affect Brain Development Altered expression of six genes associated with placental indicators of inflammation were found to predict neurocognitive impairment in childhood

A normal pregnancy usually lasts around 40 weeks, but births that occur before 37 weeks are defined as being premature. Premature births are associated with a wide range of problems in infant children, and generally, the shorter the term of READ MORE

Can We Teach a Computer to Be Creative? Researchers at Apple write an algorithm that lets computers train other computers to learn patterns

Creativity is no small task. We do our best to cultivate and cherish the imagination of young children, and struggle to maintain those senses as we get older. But what exactly is creativity? Can its rules be written down? Is READ MORE

More Evidence for the Brain-Gut Connection It turns out, the bacteria that live in your intestine can have an impact on the region of your brain associated with anxiety and fear.

It can be difficult to imagine how two organs that are so far away from each other in the body can be so intimately related.

Chimpanzees Can Tell When You Believe Something False In a clever test used on toddlers, researchers have learned something new about the social intelligence of apes

Our understanding of animal cognition has grown dramatically since the days of Jane Goodall in the 1960s. Great apes, a family of primates which includes chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans, are often the subject of psychological research. The present study explored READ MORE