Monthly Archives: November 2014

25 11, 2014

MRI Researchers Study Brain Changes in Relation to Occupational Stress

2014-11-25T21:09:53-05:00 November 25th, 2014|Uncategorised|

Stress is an evolutionary necessity. The ancestral ability to recognize stressful situations--and cope with them--is what has enabled species such as our own to continue through the centuries. When humans were hunter-gatherers, coping with stress meant simply finding the next meal. So where does stress fit into today's ultra-convenient world of instant food and information? [...]

12 11, 2014

Bilingual Brains Process Information Faster: MRI Study

2014-11-12T21:33:34-05:00 November 12th, 2014|Brain MRI|

Sign the kids up for French immersion (and take some lessons of your own)! A new MRI study confirms a long-held suspicion that the brains of bilingual people are more efficient at processing not only language, but other tasks as well. The study, published today in the journal Brain and Language, reveals that learning or speaking [...]