Reading a gripping novel causes biological changes in the brain which last for days as the mind is transported into the body of the protagonist
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Wednesday 13 June 2012
Omega-3 supplements do not appear to prevent mental decline in old age, a study review has shown.
Thursday 07 June 2012
Signs of autism have been found in fish swimming in water contaminated with psychoactive medications.
Monday 21 May 2012
You might be fed up with your little monkeys always wanting to play with your iPad, but for a group of orang-utan experts, that's exactly what they want. Gillian Orr reports
Sunday 20 May 2012
Early treatment alleviates symptoms but only 37 per cent of doctors are trained to identify it
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Frail elderly and disabled people are being charged more for council help to get washed, dressed and fed at home, according to a survey.
Monday 14 May 2012
More than a third of adults with autism have been bullied or discriminated against at work, the largest ever survey on the condition has found.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Smells like Regency teen spirit
Monday 23 April 2012
A documentary on autism has wowed the TV critics, says Simon Usborne
Sunday 22 April 2012
Animals will help Alzheimer's patients remember their medicine and steer them through the day
Friday 20 April 2012
This extraordinary, vast little book enacts Larkin's almost-instinct, almost true: what has remained of him is love. Tom Lubbock was art critic of this paper for many years until a brain cancer removed, inch by inch, his language and then he died, stupidly young.
Friday 20 April 2012
In his new documentary, Louis Theroux told us, he would be exploring "the pleasures and strains of one of the most extraordinary kinds of relationship".
Tuesday 17 April 2012
The 17-year-old who killed a pensioner during last year’s rioting in London has been locked up for eight years.
Monday 16 April 2012
A charity is looking for 3,000 Parkinson's sufferers to take part in the biggest ever study into the cause of the disease.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Eight people have died after a van ran through a crowded junction and struck pedestrians in the western Japanese city of Kyoto today.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Don't worry,it's all insidetheir heads
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed