Tag Archive: psychology

Neuroplasticity involves more than just neurons

July 30, 2020 11:00 am
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Neuroscientist Nathan Michaels makes the analogy that brains are like machines. In this article, he states that all machines are made of a combination of structural elements that work together to produce a specific function. Machines also require inputs in... View Article

Want better grades? Get better sleep

October 1, 2019 11:00 am
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Many college students are given the advice of “a good night’s sleep” when aiming for a good grade on a test. But researchers at MIT have found that the consistency of quality sleep matters more for academic achievement than just... View Article

How your brain learns by paying attention

January 18, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers at Princeton University explored the relationship between attention and learning during decision making in a study using eye tracking and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).  The findings of Leong and colleagues could contribute to the world of education and... View Article


The teenage brain continues to be a topic of contention among neuroscientists as they attempt to account for behavioural differences between teenagers and adults. Dr. Francis Jensen, chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School... View Article