Pregnant mother’s diet impacts infant’s sense of smell, alters brain development

A major new study shows that a pregnant mother’s diet not only sensitizes the fetus to those smells and flavors, but physically changes the brain directly impacting what the infant eats and drinks in the future. “Many diseases plaguing society involve excess consumption or avoidance of certain kinds of foods,” said Restrepo, a professor of […]

Reading to kids a crucial tool in English language development

ScienceDaily (Feb. 22, 2010) – Poring over the works of Dr. Seuss, the adventures of the Bernstain Bears or exploring the worlds of Hans Christian Andersen with a child has always been a great parent-child bonding exercise. But, according to George Georgiou, a University of Alberta professor in educational psychology, it is instrumental for English-speaking […]

Do Lefties Have Superior Spatial Perception?

A new study suggests that Right Handed people perceive their right arms to be longer than their left arms, while left handed people have an accurate perception of arm length.  I know it sounds bizarre, but it is a fact. The study suggests that this perception difference is due to the face that in left-handed […]