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Brain Dissociates Emotional Response From Explicit Memory in Fearful Situations

[Source:  Science Daily.com] Researchers at the Cognition and Brain Plasticity group of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the University of Barcelona have been tracking the traces of implicit and explicit memories of fear in human. The study has … Continue reading

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Short, Fun Exercise Sessions Improve Class Behavior

[Source:  Psych Central] A new Canadian study shows that brief bouts of physical activity can improve behavior in the classroom for primary school students. Researchers found that a brief, high-intensity interval exercise, or a “FUNterval,” for second grade and fourth … Continue reading

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Can Depression and Guilt in Preschool Years Change the Brain?

[Source:  Medical News Today] A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that children who were diagnosed with depression between the ages of 3-6 have a smaller brain region involved in emotion than those who were not depressed. In the latest study, … Continue reading

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Brain Changes Linked to Prematurity May Explain Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

[Source:  Medical News Today] Disturbances in the early stages of brain growth, such as preterm birth – when many of the brain’s structures have not yet fully developed – appears to affect the brain’s neuro-circuitry, which may explain premature babies’ … Continue reading

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Child-Directed Play Blends Kids with Autism into Group

[Source:  Psych Central] Finding a setting that allows autistic kids to socialize with more normally developing peers is often a Catch-22 for parents. For while autistic youth need significant practice to develop social skills, deficits in this skill set often make … Continue reading

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