Kiara Polanco

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Why Your Brain Won't Let You Sleep

Details<p>CAN’T sleep? It’s all in your head: The brains of insomniacs are different than those of sound sleepers, says a new study from Johns Hopkins …

Q&A: The Teaching Brain

Vanessa Rodriguez is co-author, with Michelle Fitzpatrick, of the new book, <i>The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education</i>.<p>In it, they contrast behaviorist models of instruction, which cast the learner's brain as an "empty vessel" to be filled with knowledge, with cognitive …

Living With Half A Brain

Tom Stafford considers what a woman who was born without a cerebellum — and lived a largely typical life — reveals about neuroscience:<p>This case …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

Netflix And NBC Back Away From Bill Cosby

On Tuesday, Netflix announced that it is shelving a planned Bill Cosby stand-up special that was supposed to debut the day after Thanksgiving. Any family-friendly vibes Neflix might have been hoping for with the special have been dashed over the past few days as old and new allegations have emerged …