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Posts From Ilana Yurkiewicz

From the Editor: 83.1 Evolution of Science Writing

From the Editor: 83.1 Evolution of Science Writing

From the editor

Everyday Q&A: How does aging affect memory?

Everyday Q&A: How does aging affect memory?

In general, older people have more difficulty learning new things, retrieving old information, and multitasking. In order to understand what causes this weakening, we must first understand how memory works.

The Puzzle of Autism

The Puzzle of Autism

One out of every 150 children born is diagnosed with the disorder; among boys, who are four times more likely to have autism, the number rises to one in 94. Currently, 1.5 million Americans are autistic.