If you combine alcohol with energy drinks, you might end up with a long-term problem: addiction. In fact, energy drink cocktails can affect the teenage brain similarly to cocaine.

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Kliene-Levin syndrome (KLS), also called Sleeping Beauty syndrome, can be scary. A person with KLS could be fine one day, then asleep the next. And there’s no telling when they might wake up again!

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Help support anti-bullying by wearing a pink shirt on February 22, 2017 and by using the new CurioCity case study, Bullying and the Brain.

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CurioCity resources which align with the New Brunswick Human Physiology 110 (Grade 11) General Curriculum Outcomes 5 and 6 on the endocrine, reproductive and nervous systems.

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The next time you hear someone say, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” tell them to think again! Studies suggest that non-physical forms of bullying are just as painful as physical forms.

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You may already know that too much alcohol can eventually destroy your liver. But alcohol can also affect another important organ: the pancreas.

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There are all kinds of reasons why students like you might not get enough sleep. But did you know that getting a good night’s rest is important for memory, learning, and health.

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Here's some science behind the message in the film “Inside Out”. The power of sadness may surprise you. (4:04 min.)

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Mysteries remain in the bends and folds of the brain. It is a complex organ responsible for all that we do, and we do not yet fully understand how it works

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When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and brain all take notice. This activates a reward system not unlike how our bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine - dopamine levels spike and you crave more. (5:02 min.)

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