Electric stimulation is becoming more accessible to people who feel like it can help them with mental tasks. But evidence for the practice is limited and the technique is very much an "at your own risk" experience.
As kids get older, the activities that cultivate imagination often get sidelined by the demands of academics. Professor Wendy Ostroff explains why imagination is so important and has suggestions for bringing back the spark.
Adverse Childhood Effects -- such as trauma, abuse and neglect -- have been connected to serious diseases in adulthood. Understanding childhood adversities can help educators, the medical community and governments better treat the issues in the early stages instead of waiting for adult diseases.