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Learning difficulties due to poor connectivity, not specific brain regions, study shows

Learning difficulties due to poor connectivity, not specific brain regions, study shows

Zdroj: University of Cambridge - Research; 27 Feb 2020

Different learning difficulties do not correspond to specific regions of the brain, as previously thought, say researchers at the University of Cambridge. Instead poor connectivity between ‘hubs’ within the brain is much more strongly related to children’s difficulties...

Plné znění článku na stránkách University of Cambridge ZDE

What You Need to Know And How to Talk With Your Kids About Vaping

What You Need to Know And  How to Talk With Your Kids  About Vaping - A Vaping Guide for Parents


Zdroj: Drugfree.org


Although it has been around for over a decade, vaping’s popularity exploded in 2017, taking many families, schools and healthcare providers by surprise. Vaping, or Juuling as it is often referred to by teens and young adults (named after a popular vape device called JUUL), is the inhaling and exhaling of an aerosol produced by using a vape device.
For every story or article touting the benefits of vaping, there are an equal number raising concerns about the risks of vaping, especially for teens and young adults. This guide is intended to help you understand what vaping is, its appeal to youth and what research has to say about both the risks and unknowns, due to the lack of long-term vaping studies. We’ve identified some signs to look for and what to do if you are concerned that your child may try or actually is vaping. Lastly, we offer some advice on what to say when talking with your child about vaping...

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