Excessive GPS use can shrink your hippocampus, part of the brain that helps with spatial navigation. The hippocampus is one of the first brain areas to be affected by Alzheimer’s disease, causing problems with memory and spatial orientation.

Overuse of GPS may deplete brain’s ability to navigate on its own

Excessive GPS use can shrink your hippocampus, part of the brain that helps with spatial navigation. The hippocampus is one of the first brain areas to be affected by Alzheimer’s disease, causing problems with memory and spatial orientation.

Researchers at Cornell University studying family favoritism are finding that the favored child –particularly the favored daughter – will likely land the star role of caregiver in your waning years.

Favoritism: Emotions impact caregiver choice

Researchers at Cornell University studying family favoritism are finding that the favored child –particularly the favored daughter – will likely land the star role of caregiver in your waning years.