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The Adult Brain | January 31, 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.



A UC San Diego-led research team has invented a shortcut to turning skin cells into brain cells, a method that may one day be of use in treating neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s.

The Power of Concentration -

We can learn a lot from the way Sherlock Holmes trains his mind.

Binge drinking raises diabetes risk by damaging the brain: study  - NY Daily News

Add Type 2 diabetes to the long list of reasons not to binge drink.

  Regularly downing 4 to 5 alcoholic beverages in one sitting interferes with the area of the brain that controls insulin regulation, which increases your risk for diabetes down the line, researchers at Mount Sinai found in a new study published in Science Translational Medicine.