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Prenatal Exposure to Insecticide Chlorpyrifos Linked to Alterations in Brain Structure and Cognition | News | Mailman School of Public Health

Prenatal Exposure to Insecticide Chlorpyrifos Linked to Alterations in Brain Structure and Cognition | News | Mailman School of Public Health | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

Even low to moderate levels of exposure to the insecticide chlorpyrifos during pregnancy may lead to long-term, potentially irreversible changes in the brain structure of the child, according to a new brain imaging study by researchers from the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, Duke University Medical Center, Emory University, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. The changes in brain structure are consistent with cognitive deficits found in children exposed to this chemical.

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Openness, Relationships, and Cognitive Training

Openness, Relationships, and Cognitive Training | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

As Valentine’s Day approaches in the Americas, Europe, Australia and much of Asia, people take time to cherish loved ones or seek new connections. And if you’re also pondering the mysteries of relationships on this occasion, then list up: it’s possible that romantic success can be explained and quantified by science—to an extent.

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