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And other neuroscience news in June 2021.
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The phrase ‘starved for attention’ takes on real meaning for children experiencing the loneliness social distancing presents.
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 2020.
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The maturing adolescent brain is at a critical period for growth, but also susceptible to depression and anxiety-related disorders. Researchers are investigating why.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 11, 2020.
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Learn some tips and techniques for engaging children in the classroom.
  • Psychology Today
Teens’ nocturnal lifestyles are more than a personal preference — dramatic hormonal changes during puberty alter the brain circuits that regulate sleep.
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Read more to discover the cognitive benefits of play in early childhood.
  • Edutopia
Learn more about the ever-changing brains of teenagers.
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Learn about the benefits of water play for young children.
  • NPR
The neurological consequences of teenage alcohol abuse can last well beyond the teen years and into adulthood.
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