Stinking Thinking- Why Girls Stress More

It is generally well accepted that females experience greater levels of depression and anxiety than males. This is true, not only during adulthood, but also during adolescence. While there is a range of suggestions as to why – including the idea that ‘men are tough and don’t talk to doctors or psychologists’, recent research offers an important [...]

Frontal Lobes May Not Matter for Brain Power

"Probably the most widespread assumption about how the human brain evolved is that size increase was concentrated in the frontal lobes," study lead author Robert Barton, from the anthropology department at Durham, explained in a university news release. "It has been thought that frontal lobe expansion was particularly crucial to the development of modern human [...]