False Memories May Affect Behavior

False Memories May Affect Behavior 

Do you know someone who claims to remember their first day of kindergarten? Or a trip they took as a toddler? While some people may be able to recall trivial details from the past, laboratory research shows that the human memory can be remarkably fragile and even inventive.

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Childhood Exposure to Lead Linked to Adult Crime

 Childhood Exposure to Lead Linked to Adult Crime

Possibles sources of lead poisoning

In what may be the strongest link yet between lead exposure and crime rates, researchers at the University of Cincinnati on Tuesday released new evidence, spanning more than 20 years, that draws a direct relationship between the amount of lead in a child’s blood and the likelihood he or she will commit crimes as an adult.

 

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Study: Childhood Now Ends at Age 11

Study: Childhood Now Ends at Age 11

Childhood is the golden era in one’s life. But, a new study has found that it now effectively ends at the age of 11 with parents increasingly succumbing to “pester pressure” from their kids.

Researchers in Britain have found that children are forcing their parents to authorize freedoms that belie their years in contrast with the traditional upbringings experienced by their moms and dads.
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