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Introvert? You May Just Be Bad At Recognising Faces

Although most of us can distinguish between and remember hundreds of different faces, some people are better at it than others. “Super-recognisers” can accurately identify faces even when they have only seen them briefly previously. At the other extreme, “developmental prosopagnosics” are significantly impaired at recognising faces in many everyday situations. For the majority of […]

CBD May Allay Seizures In People With Neurodevelopmental Conditions

Cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis extract, may alleviate seizures and normalize brain rhythms in Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental condition, researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown. CBD is commonly used to improve anxiety, sleep problems, pain, and many other neurological conditions. “There is an unmet need for better […]

For Gut Microbes, Not All Types Of Fiber Are Created Equal

Some human gut microbes with links to health prosper when fed specific types of ingredients in dietary fibers, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates[1]. The research – conducted in mice colonized with human gut bacteria and using new technologies for measuring nutrient processing – is a step toward […]