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The Adult Brain | January 24, 2013

A weekly collection of content that brings attention to the brain development of the adult and aging brain. You can come back every Thursday; we will be sharing a brand new list of interesting articles, videos and research papers - all about the mature brain. For interesting content on the fetus, newborns, children & teens, please come back on Tuesdays, for a weekly collection of content on that topic. Please feel free to add articles to the list that you think would be of value for our readers.


Your brain on sugar: Study finds fructose may spur overeating, renews debate on obesity risks | Toronto Star

Researchers find that after drinking a fructose beverage, the brain doesn’t register the feeling of being full as it does when simple glucose is drunk.

Why Do We Blink So Much? Blinking Provides Mental Rest, New Research Suggests

Scientists have shown that the average person blinks 15-20 times per minute. That's up to 1,200 times per hour and a whopping 28,800 times in a day--much more often than we need to keep our eyeballs lubricated.

Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults

Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins.