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what do the brains of children tell us about their brains as teens

Mental health- an essential part of children’s overall health- has a complex interactive relationship with their physical health and their ability to succeed in school, at work, and in society. Both physical and mental health affects how we think, feel, and act on the inside and outside. The brains of children consist of different regions that support the cognitive function humans need to survive but...

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When the rest of the world is working remotely from the comfort of their homes, security personnel and law enforcement are expected to be out on the roads, continuing their usual work. They are a part of the army helping the government and community in combating the pandemic. Being outside most of the day, it is important for them to be aware of the safety...

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Abhishek Mogili is a third-year Biology and Political Science student at Northeastern University who works as a department technician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. With the ongoing COVID-19 situations, the hospitals need as many helping hands as possible. Hence, Mogili does whatever he can to lighten the load. In times when he is not assisting with the transport of patients, Mogili is collecting...

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It may seem like a really irrelevant question to most people but the creator of the first whoopie pie – a twin chocolate pie with cream or frosting in the middle – is one of the most intriguing questions in the northeastern part of United States of America. The honour of being the pie’s birthplace has been competed for by many places, some of them...

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echo

The Internet has expanded the variety and amount of accessible political information. On the positive side, this may create a more pluralistic form of public debate; on the negative side, greater access to information may lead to selective exposure to ideologically supportive channels. The echo chamber effect aroused by this internet occurs online due to a harmonious group of people amalgamating and developing tunnel vision....

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The availability of higher speed winds offshore as compared to land makes offshore wind energy is a lucrative option when the demand for electricity is exponentially high. Offshore wind farms are very useful especially in places like the United States where nearly half the population is concentrated in coastal cities which results in very high energy needs in coastal areas. Offshore energy generation requires the...

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With the continuous spread of the global pandemic COVID-19, people across the world are affected not only physically but also mentally. Emotions are affected deeply and with almost the entire world getting locked down, emotional stress is quite normal during this time. David DeSteno is a Psychology professor in the College of Science at Northeastern University. He says that the constant inundation of emotionally fraught images...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many people working from home as companies have adopted a work-from-home policy to curb the spread of the disease. The question of productivity has often been put under the microscope when working from home comes into the picture. As several million workers are confined to their homes, they are exposed to the luxury of the bed as opposed to...

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American media has had a long journey right from the first newspaper that was published in Boston, Massachusetts in 1690. Within the next 50 years, magazines also began to gain popularity in several major American cities. The concept of commercial radio burst on to the scene at the beginning of the 20th century and ended print media's monopoly in America. This gave audiences all over...

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muslim

When there are talks related to radical rules or the extremist mentality, the name of Donald Trump isn’t too far. It doesn’t amaze us now that he has been the spine behind the exec­u­tive order to block all refugees from entering the United States for a minimum period of four months. The order doesn’t restrict itself to just refugees as it also halts immi­gra­tion for...

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