Cannabis ‘More Harmful than Alcohol’ for Teen Brains

Teenagers using cannabis are causing long-lasting damage to their developing brains, a Canadian study suggests. It found the impact on thinking skills, memory and behaviour was worse than that of teenage drinking. The researchers, from the University of Montreal, urged teenagers to delay their use of cannabis for as long as they felt able. The [...]

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People Who Like “Pseudo-Profound” Quotes Are Not So Smart, Says Science

(AP Photo/Dan Balilty) “By maturing, we self-actualize.” “We dream, we vibrate, we are reborn.” “Choice is the driver of purpose.” If you found yourself rolling your eyes at the above quotes, congratulations: Your cynicism may be a sign of intelligence, according to a study published in November in the journal Judgment and Decision Making. Researchers [...]