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Article ID: 707192

Newborn babies have inbuilt ability to pick out words, study finds

University of Liverpool

Newborn babies are born with the innate skills needed to pick out words from language, a new study published in Developmental Science reveals.

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29-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: People think and behave differently in virtual reality than they do in real life

Article ID: 707021

People think and behave differently in virtual reality than they do in real life

University of British Columbia

Immersive virtual reality (VR) can be remarkably lifelike, but new UBC research has found a yawning gap between how people respond psychologically in VR and how they respond in real life.

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24-Jan-2019 12:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    21-Jan-2019 3:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706774

Youthful Cognitive Ability Strongly Predicts Mental Capacity Later in Life

University of California San Diego Health

Early adult general cognitive ability is a stronger predictor of cognitive function and reserve later in life than other factors, such as higher education, occupational complexity or engaging in late-life intellectual activities.

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18-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST
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    17-Jan-2019 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706555

First Clinical Study Shows Mavoglurant Improves Eye Gaze Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome Patients

Rush University Medical Center

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center and the MIND Institute at UC Davis have found that mavoglurant, an experimental drug known as an mGluR5 negative modulator, can positively modify a key characteristic behavior in individuals with fragile X syndrome (FXS).

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15-Jan-2019 6:05 PM EST
Newswise: Experimental Drug Improves Eye Gaze Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome
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    17-Jan-2019 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706556

Experimental Drug Improves Eye Gaze Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

UC Davis MIND Institute

Researchers at MIND Institute at UC Davis and Rush University Medical Center have found that mavoglurant, an experimental drug known as an mGluR5 negative modulator, can positively modify a key characteristic behavior in individuals with fragile X syndrome (FXS).

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15-Jan-2019 6:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706531

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

University at Buffalo

A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia.

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15-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    11-Jan-2019 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706355

Emergency and Urgent Hospitalizations Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Rush University Medical Center

Emergency and urgent hospitalizations are associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults, report researchers at Rush University Medical Center. Results of their study, published in the Jan. 11, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, shows that hospitalization may be a more of a major risk factor for long-term cognitive decline in older adults than previously recognized.

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11-Jan-2019 10:30 AM EST
Newswise: Siddhartan Govindasamy Leading Innovative Workshop at JK Lakshmipat University

Article ID: 706375

Siddhartan Govindasamy Leading Innovative Workshop at JK Lakshmipat University

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Siddhartan Govindasamy, together with colleagues from JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU) in Jaipur, India, is running an innovative workshop focused on experiential and project-based learning.

Released:
11-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

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Article ID: 706231

Beyond Flint: Cleveland kids poisoned three times worse

Case Western Reserve University

Studies: Elevated blood lead level in early childhood associated with increased risk of academic problems in school-aged children

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9-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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