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Article ID: 693507

Napping Can Help Tired Teens' Performance in School

University of Delaware

A team of researchers found a positive relationship between midday-napping and nighttime sleep and believe it might be key to boosting neurocognitive function in early adolescents. The team measured midday napping, nighttime sleep duration and sleep quality, and performance on multiple neurocognitive tasks.

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25-Apr-2018 4:35 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 693365

How Your Brain Learns to Expect Mud Puddles in the Park (and Other Things)

Northwestern University

Updated expectations are vital for making decisions Your midbrain encodes the expectation error and relays it to the frontal lobe to revise Dopamine neurons are likely involved in encoding identity errors and new expectations in brain

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24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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    23-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 693230

What Learning Looks Like in the Brain

Thomas Jefferson University

Using advanced imaging technology, researchers observe new patterns of molecular organization as connections between neurons strengthen during learning.

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20-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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    18-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 692227

Making Sense of Senses: Researchers Find the Brain Processes Sight and Sound in the Same Two-Step Manner

Georgetown University Medical Center

Although sight is a much different sense than sound, Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists have found that the human brain learns to make sense of these stimuli in the same way.

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12-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 693062

Mayo Clinic的研究发现没有证据表明麻醉会降低儿童的智力

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic的一项研究发现没有任何证据支持接受麻醉anesthesia的三岁以前的儿童的智商会低于没有接受麻醉的儿童。 而更复杂的结果出现在接受多次麻醉的儿童群体中:尽管他们在智力上与其他儿童没有区别,但他们在测量精细运动技能的测试中得分较低,并且他们的父母也更可能会报告他们有行为和学习上的问题。 以上这些发现发表在《麻醉学》(Anesthesiology)杂志上。

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18-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692830

New Study Improves 'Crowd Wisdom' Estimates

Santa Fe Institute

In a new study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, researchers Albert Kao (Harvard University), Andrew Berdahl (Santa Fe Institute), and their colleagues examined just how accurate our collective intelligence is and how individual bias and information sharing skew aggregate estimates. Using their findings, they developed a mathematical correction that takes into account bias and social information to generate an improved crowd estimate.

Released:
13-Apr-2018 8:05 PM EDT

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