readings in psychology for 30 june 2016 #PsychScience #psychology #intropsych #biopsych

  Here is what I am reading today: Music early help learning languages? “Language and music both require rhythm; otherwise they don’t make any sense. They’re also both built from smaller units – syllables and musical beats. And the process […]

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Readings in psychology for 16 may 2016 #PsychScience #Psychology #intropsych #biopsych

heres what we’re reading today: mathematics and the brain “Scientists have just revealed that the brain has a network of brain regions involved in advanced mathematics, as well as simpler arithmetic operations. This network is only activated when numbers are […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup and Epigenetics

My family does not consume high fructose corn syrup, as far as we know, which takes considerable effort. The stuff is literally in everything, including Baby Tylenol. To avoid high fructose corn syrup, we try to make as much food […]

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readings in psychology for 5 april 2016 #biopsych #Psychscience #psychology

Here’s what we are reading today: more on possible causes of Alzheimers ““It is beautiful new work,” which “brings into light what’s happening in the early stage of the disease,” says Jonathan Kipnis, a neuroscientist at the University of Virginia […]

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readings in psychology for 28 Mar 2016 #psychology #PsychSci

Here’s what we are reading today: ape language ace “Twenty-three years ago, a bonobo named Kanzi (above) aced a test in understanding human language. But a new study reveals he may not be as brainy as scientists thought—at least when […]

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