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Newborn babies' brain responses to being touched on the face measured for the first time

A newborn baby’s brain responds to being touched on the face, according to new research co-led by UCL. Babies use this sense of touch — facial somatosensation — to find and latch onto their mother’s nipple, and should have this ability from birth. Premature babies often have difficulty feeding, and underdevelopment of their facial sensitivity… Read More »

Harmful Effects of Stress on Your Brain

You are probably aware of the negative consequences of stress in your life. Maybe you suffer from stress-induced headaches, worry about stress contributing to heart disease, or experience the effects of stress in increased anxiety or depression. Any which way it manifests, stress can have a terrible impact on your health. And now, there is… Read More »