Language Protein Differs in Males, Females

Findings could lead to greater understanding of sex differences in language acquisition

Male rat pups have more of a specific brain protein associated with language development than females, according to a study published February 20 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The study also found sex differences Continue reading

Swimming Kids Are Smarter

Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm.

Researchers from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research surveyed parents of 7000 under-fives from Australia, New Zealand and the US over three years.

A further Continue reading

This Survival Skill and Technique is Delicious

The survival skills and survival techniques used by our fore fathers during the ‘Great Depression” will serve us well today. They had very little money so they survived by making the most of what was available. They planted a garden. They canned vegetables, fruit and meat. They baked bread….

What was common knowledge in those days has been largely lost in this modern world of fast food and the abundance of food available to us in the modern grocery stores. Sadly times are changing. Unemployment is rampant and everything is getting more and more expensive.

It is time to learn how to survive 2011 by re-learning the skills that were common knowledge back in the 1930’s. Continue reading