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A study conducted in six Canadian cities found a link between maternal consumption of fluoride during pregnancy and intelligence of their offspring. vitapix/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Maternal Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Lower Children's Intelligence?

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New research suggests that early investments in children's education can have benefits that last for more than one generation. Angela Hsieh hide caption

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Can playing the Project Evo game really improve the brain's ability to deal with distractions? Its manufacturer thinks so. Courtesy of Akili hide caption

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'Play This Video Game And Call Me In The Morning'

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When it comes to nature versus nurture, brain scientists think both matter. Daniel Horowitz for NPR hide caption

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Smart Teenage Brains May Get Some Extra Learning Time

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Brain researchers say the big fluctuations in IQ performance they found in teens were not random — or a fluke.

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