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January 27, 2016

Working memory differs by parents’ education; effects persist into adolescence

Working memory differs by parents’ education; effects persist into adolescence Working memory differs by parents’ education; effects persist into adolescence: What do you think about the following article? “Working memory—the ability to hold information in your mind, think about it, and use it to guide behavior—develops through childhood and adolescence, and is key for successful…

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January 27, 2016

Poverty linked to childhood depression, changes in brain connectivity

Poverty linked to childhood depression, changes in brain connectivity Poverty linked to childhood depression, changes in brain connectivity. What do you think of this article from The Washington University School of Medicine? “Many negative consequences are linked to growing up poor, and researchers at Washington University St. Louis have identified one more: altered brain connectivity.…

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December 1, 2014

High-fructose diet in adolescence may exacerbate depressive-like behavior

High-fructose diet in adolescence may exacerbate depressive-like behavior High-fructose diet in adolescence may exacerbate depressive-like behavior – What do you think of this article? “Animal study shows that diet alters important pathways associated with brain’s response to stress The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive- and anxiety-like behavior and…

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October 20, 2014

Mental Rest and Reflection Boost Learning, Study Suggests

Mental Rest and Reflection Boost Learning, Study Suggests Mental Rest and Reflection Boost Learning, Study Suggests – What do you think of this article supported by the NIH and published by University of Texas at Austin? “The patterns of brain activity recorded in this MRI scanner revealed how mental rest and reflection on past learning…

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