How to Grow a Smarter Child

Blame “The Big Bang Theory” or Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth if you want, but it’s become cool to be smart. Popular culture and scientific revelations about how the brain develops in babies and children has fueled a surging interest in shaping children into smarter, more competent adults. Here are six research-backed methods of accomplishing just that. Continue reading How to Grow a Smarter Child

The 5 TV Medical Myths That Drive Real-Life Doctors Crazy

Medicine seeps into television shows of all kinds: Hospital dramas, crime procedurals and even supernatural series rely on the dramatic device of illness or injury to create suspense. But the real-life doctors who advise Hollywood on medical matters prefer that you don’t bring expectations for fictional care into real-world emergency rooms. Continue reading The 5 TV Medical Myths That Drive Real-Life Doctors Crazy