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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 20-26, 2020.
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Visualization research lets people experience alternate perspectives, which could increase empathy.
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Goosebumps are part of your body’s reaction to danger. But they can also be caused by great music. Those two experiences are more similar than you might think.
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Neuroscience research is advancing what we know about depression, and helping us develop treatments for it.
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A growing body of research now shows that poverty changes the way children’s brains develop, shrinking parts of the brain essential for memory, planning, and decision-making.
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Let's teach kids more effective ways of studying in order to reduce test anxiety.
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Shame and guilt feel awful, but they do serve a good purpose: to make you be a better human.
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Scientists are trying to figure out why so many of us want to pinch babies’ chubby cheeks and squeeze adorable puppies.
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Procrastination comes down to a battle between the brain’s emotion and decision-making systems — with emotion often claiming victory.
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What if exam grades could be boosted just with a confidence exercise before the exam?
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